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Google Faces ‘Very Large’ EU Advertising Probe, Vestager Says

  • Technology still a high priority as Covid forces people online
  • Regulators started looking at Google’s data practices in 2019

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Google faces a “very large investigation” into its advertising business, adding a new front to a decade-long antitrust battle.

Technology “is really a high priority for us because what has happened over these last 12 months has changed a lot of habits,” Vestager told an online event Friday.