DOJ Prepares New Antitrust Suit Against Google
The Justice Department is reportedly preparing to sue Google over its dominance in the online advertising market.
Bloomberg (Lean Left bias) on Tuesday released a report that revealed the Justice Department's lawyers have been conducting interviews with publishers to strengthen their lawsuit, which could be filed as soon as next month. In a previous lawsuit filed in October 2020, the Trump-era Justice Department accused Google of "unlawfully maintaining monopolies in the markets for general search services, search advertising, and general search text advertising in the United States."
In response, Google reasoned that its strategies are driven by consumer demand and don't discourage competition. One way that the tech company is said to be looking into splitting its digital advertising space into a separate unit under its parent company, Alphabet, according to the Wall Street Journal (Center bias).
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