Antitrust


US brings antitrust axe down on Google 

US hits Google with biggest antitrust lawsuit in two decades

WASHINGTON: The US Justice Department and 11 states filed an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc's Google on Tuesday for allegedly breaking the law in using its market power to fend off rivals.The lawsuit marks the biggest antitrust case in a generation, comparable to the lawsuit against Microsoft Corp filed in …

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Big Tech's market dominance spurs numerous US probes

Big Tech's market dominance spurs numerous US probes

The US Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit against Alphabet Inc's Google on Tuesday in what could be just the first in a series of legal salvos against high-profile tech companies.It has been known for more than a year that Amazon.com, Apple and Facebook also face an array …

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France, Netherlands want EU agency to regulate tech giants

European Commission taking a tough line against US tech giants, a

France and the Netherlands called on Thursday for the creation of a European Union authority to regulate large tech companies such as Google and Facebook, whose dominance gives them effective gatekeeper status on the internet. The move increases pressure on EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, who is working on a draft …

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Powerful ‘forces’ behind new Google antitrust case in India

Powerful 'forces' behind new Google antitrust case in India

(ATF) In yet another blow for Google in India the competition regulator is reportedly examining a complaint that the search giant abused its dominant market position in smart television operating systems.Reuters reported on Wednesday that in this latest antitrust case, the tech giant allegedly used the dominance of its Android …

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