DOJ antitrust case against Google may not go to trial until 2023

  • December 18, 2020
It seems Google will have a dark cloud of antitrust charges hanging over it for a few years at least. At a status hearing on Friday, US District Judge Amit Mehta said the Department of Justice’s antitrust lawsuit against the company probably won’t go…

Google: Redesigning search would harm the internet

  • December 17, 2020
Earlier today, attorneys general from 38 states and territories filed antitrust charges over Google’s search business. The search giant has now responded to those allegations. In a post over on its Keyword blog, Google argues its search engine has ev…

Texas announces a multi-state antitrust suit against Google

  • December 16, 2020
Texas has kicked off the latest in a slew of legal actions against major tech companies. The state’s attorney general, Ken Paxton, said Texas is filing a “multi-state lawsuit against Google for anti-competitive conduct, exclusionary practices and dec…

Turkey orders Google to change its online ad strategy

  • November 15, 2020
Google is facing yet another fine for allegedly abusing its search ad clout, although the financial punishment this time is less serious than its implications. Arab News reports that Turkey’s Competition Board has given Google six months to change it…

House Democrats push Congress to break up Big Tech monopolies

  • October 6, 2020
Congress should consider forcing the breakup of Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google into smaller companies that can’t enter into adjacent lines of business (via NBC News). That’s the main recommendation of a 449-page report (PDF) the Democrats on the…