CEPIC submits EU antitrust complaint against Google Images
Brussels, 13 November 2013. On behalf of thousands of photographers and picture agencies CEPIC, the Center of the Picture Industry, submitted a formal antitrust complaint against Google’s use of third-party images before the European Commission.
The complaint was submitted on 8 November 2013 by CEPIC, supported by an unprecedented coalition of European and US trade associations representing thousands of photographers and picture agencies worldwide.
Using image providers’ original works, Google diverts traffic from their sites to its own services.
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