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Google Slapped With Guilty Verdict For Misleading Ads
2012-04-03 11:47:00

Google Inc. on Tuesday was found guilty in an Australian court for “deceptive” conduct by allowing misleading advertisements to be shown in Internet search results on its pages, after an appeal was upheld by the country´s competition regulator. Google initially won a case brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) last September over claims that its sponsored links within search results were misleading. But that ruling was overturned by three...