Google wins Italian lawsuit over gambling ad ban violations

Lazio Court rules search engine giant is not liable in case involving casino operator which circumvented advertising compliance software

Google has won its appeal to have a €100,000 (£85,000) fine for illegal gambling advertising overturned after a court ruled the search giant could not be held liable for violating Italian law. Italian communications watchdog AGCOM first penalised Google for breaching Italy’s Dignity Decree for displaying a paid-for search ad in October 2020. At the…

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