Items tagged "advertising"
State Attorneys General Antitrust Suit Against Google Marks Step Forward in Promoting CompetitionDecember 16, 2020 ad technology , advertising , Antitrust , Antitrust Law , digital platforms , Google , lawsuit , Platform Competition
Today, 10 state attorneys general, led by Texas, filed an antitrust suit against Google alleging that the company abused its power over key advertising technology tools. Public Knowledge has advocated for scrutiny of Google’s self-preferencing and denying access to key advertising data and advertising inventory as a way to prevent competitors from going head to head with Google in the market.Read More
Public Knowledge Urges DOJ to Scrutinize Google’s Digital Advertising Practices for Antitrust ViolationsMay 18, 2020 advertising , Antitrust , Antitrust Law , digital platforms , DOJ , Google , Platform Competition
Today, Public Knowledge sent a letter urging Assistant Attorney General Delrahim to take a comprehensive approach to its antitrust investigation into Google’s conduct in the digital advertising market. Recent news indicates that the Department of Justice plans litigation against Google for antitrust violations in the digital advertising market, Public Knowledge urges the DOJ to consider the broad set of business practices Google has engaged in over the years — practices that appear designed to control key elements of the digital advertising market to the exclusion of competitors.Read More
Public Knowledge Urges FEC to Expand Online Election Advertising DisclaimersMay 29, 2018 advertising , disclosure requirements , FEC , political advertising , political advertising disclaimers
Last Friday, Public Knowledge filed comments on the Federal Election Commission’s recent Notice of Proposed Rulemaking entitled, “Internet Communications Disclaimers and Definition of ‘Public Communication’.” The NPRM proposes two different methods for adding disclaimer requirements to online election ads. Public Knowledge contends that strengthening these requirements will help enable voters to make informed choices based on online ads.Read More