Google Settles AdSense Revenue-Sharing Class Action for $11M (1)

March 22, 2019, 3:20 PMUpdated: March 22, 2019, 7:05 PM

Google LLC will pay $11 million to disgruntled users of its advertising revenue-sharing service under a class settlement that won final approval March 21.

Ad publishers that host advertisements on their websites challenged Google’s AdSense program. They alleged the Alphabet Inc. company unlawfully withheld payments they earned when web users clicked on the ads.

The case is one of several that tech giants such as Google, Facebook Inc., and Twitter Inc. have faced over their advertising practices. Three such lawsuits are continuing against Google, Bloomberg Law data show. They include allegations that the company failed to pay web publishers for ...

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