The French Competition Authority issues an interim decision and opens an investigation to ascertain abuse of dominance by refusing to display advertising (Google / Navx)

Google under investigation in France for alleged abuse in the online advertising market* On 30 June 2010, the French Competition Authority (“FCA”) issued an interim decision opening an investigation to ascertain whether Google abused its dominant position, as well as Navx’s state of economic dependence, by terminating its AdWords contract and refusing to display Navx’s advertisements. Pending the full investigation, the FCA also ordered Google to

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Gabriele Accardo, The French Competition Authority issues an interim decision and opens an investigation to ascertain abuse of dominance by refusing to display advertising (Google / Navx), 30 June 2010, e-Competitions June 2010, Art. N° 62376

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