Antitrust probe against Google launched by nearly all US states

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain The top prosecutors for 50 U.S. states and territories on Monday launched an official investigation into Google, as the tech giant faces claims that it violates antitrust law and engages in monopolistic practices. Google “dominates all aspects of advertising on the internet and searching on the internet,” Texas Attorney General […]

nearly all 50 US states

[ad_1] Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, from left, District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine and Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson, walk in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. A bipartisan coalition of 48 states along with Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia said Monday it is investigating […]

States expected to target Google in new antitrust probe

[ad_1] In this May 1, 2019, file photo a man walks past a Google sign outside with a span of the Bay Bridge at rear in San Francisco. A group of states are expected to announce an investigation into Google on Monday, Sept. 9, to investigate whether the tech company has become too big. (AP […]

DoJ seeks Google records as US states launch antitrust probe of Big Tech

[ad_1] Lawmakers and activists have raised concerns about the growing dominance of online giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon in key segments of the digital economy The US Department of Justice has asked Google to provide records on past investigations, as part of its extensive probe of tech giants over possible anti-competitive practices, the […]

US states announce antitrust probe of Facebook

[ad_1] Facebook is being probed for antitrust violations by a coalition of state attorneys general A coalition of US state officials announced Friday they had launched an antitrust investigation of Facebook to determine if the social media giant “has stifled competition and put users at risk.” New York state Attorney General Letitia James released a […]

States expected to announce antitrust probe of Google next week

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain More than half of state attorneys general are planning to open an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc.’s Google next week, according to two people familiar with the matter. Multiple states are planning to announce the coordinated probe on Sept. 9, said three people, who asked not to be identified discussing […]

DOJ talking with states in 'broad' tech antitrust probe

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain The U.S. Justice Department intends to work with state attorneys general in a broad review of whether large technology companies are harming competition, the department’s top antitrust official said. More than a dozen states are interested in the issue and will likely cooperate with the Justice Department, Makan Delrahim, the […]