The New Paper

December 18, 2020

38 states file antitrust charges against Google

38 US states and territories filed antitrust charges against Google yesterday, alleging that Google engaged in anticompetitive behavior to maintain a monopoly in its search business. The lawsuit marks the third antitrust case brought against Google in the last two months, including a display ad-related lawsuit brought by Texas and nine other states on Wednesday. Google issued a statement on the most recent lawsuit yesterday, defending its search practices and suggesting that the proposed changes would “deprive Americans of helpful information.”
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