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Leading News App Sues Baidu as Digital-Ad Space Heats Up

A court in Beijing has accepted news aggregator Jinri Toutiao's lawsuit against Baidu Inc. that alleges Baidu has made use of its monopolistic advantage in China’s search engine market to mislead users and damage Toutiao’s image. Photo: VCG
A court in Beijing has accepted news aggregator Jinri Toutiao's lawsuit against Baidu Inc. that alleges Baidu has made use of its monopolistic advantage in China’s search engine market to mislead users and damage Toutiao’s image. Photo: VCG

Search engine giant Baidu Inc. has been sued by news aggregator Jinri Toutiao for unfair competition as the pair’s clash for advertising market share intensifies.

Toutiao said Tuesday that a court in Beijing has accepted its lawsuit against Baidu that alleges Baidu has made use of its monopolistic advantage in China’s search engine market to mislead users and damage Toutiao’s image.

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