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Google faces landmark US antitrust lawsuit

Henry Burrell
Wed, 21 Oct 2020

Henry Burrell
Wed, 21 Oct 2020
The US Justice Department filed its expected antitrust lawsuit against Google on Tuesday, marking the most severe legal action to be taken by a government against the tech giant.The 57-page suit accuses Google, a business unit of parent company Alphabet, of being “a monopoly gatekeeper for the internet”, and a far cry from the “scrappy start-up” it recognises Google once was.The action, accusing Google of maintaining an illegal monopoly in internet search and search advertising, comes after increased US political pressur...

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