AdSense policy is being updated to prohibit fake news sites

... the change is aimed at assuring that publishers on the network are legitimate and eliminating the financial incentives that appear to have driven the production of much fake news.

"Moving forward, we will restrict ad serving on pages that misrepresent, misstate, or conceal information about the publisher, the publisher's content, or the primary purpose of the web property," Google said in a statement.

The company did not detail how it would implement or enforce the new policy.

Learn more about the policy update and the proliferation of fake news sites in this Reuters article:

Update: AdSense "Misrepresentative content" policy is here:
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