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Yelp is cheering the DOJ's decision to file an antitrust lawsuit against Google: 'Google is directly harming consumers'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Reviews site Yelp is cheering the Department of Justice's decision to file an antitrust lawsuit against Google.
The DOJ on Tuesday filed suit against Google , saying the company harmed smaller competitors using exclusionary business deals. During a press conference Tuesday morning, Associate Deputy Attorney General Ryan Shores said Google is a monopoly that "must be stopped." If the government's suit is successful, Google could be forced to restructure its business.
In a blog post Tuesday, Yelp called the suit a crucial step in "confronting Google's anticompetitive...
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The Justice Department files a landmark suit against Google

The Justice Department files a landmark suit against Google

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

On Tuesday, the U.S. Justice Department dropped an antitrust case of significance not seen since its case against Microsoft over 20 years ago.
Alongside 11 states, the DOJ alleges that Alphabet's Google used its dominance in online search to quash competition and spent billions to make itself the default engine on browsers.
“For many years, Google has used anticompetitive tactics to maintain and extend its monopolies in the markets for general search services, search advertising, and general search text advertising-the cornerstones of its empire,” the lawsuit reads.
In response, Google...
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Google is expected to counter the DOJ's historic antitrust lawsuit with claims that it's misunderstood and faces plenty of competition

Google is expected to counter the DOJ's historic antitrust lawsuit with claims that it's misunderstood and faces plenty of competition

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Google is gearing up for an antitrust battle that could revolutionize how tech giants function.
On Tuesday, the United States Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google, arguing the tech giant snuffs out competition through an illegal web of business deals. These deals, according to the DOJ, make it more difficult for smaller companies to compete and allow Google to dominate search and online advertising.
"Today's lawsuit by the Department of Justice is deeply flawed," Google Public Policy tweeted on Tuesday morning. "People use Google because...
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US stocks open higher as stimulus deal deadline looms

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

The United States Department of Justice filed a landmark antitrust lawsuit in federal court against Alphabet's Google.
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Justice Department to file landmark antitrust case against Google, sources say

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The U.S. Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit against Google in an antitrust case alleging abuse of search dominance, according to AP sources.
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Google Sued by U.S. of Monopoly Abuse in Landmark Antitrust Case

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

The U.S. Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc.'s Google, accusing it of abusing its monopoly in search and search advertising in the most significant antitrust action against an American company in more than two decades - and possibly a century.
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US to file landmark anti-trust lawsuit against Google

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Justice Department is expected to sue search giant Google for allegedly violating antitrust laws, say sources.
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Justice Department to file landmark antitrust case against Google

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

The Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its online dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
The litigation marks the government's most significant act to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago. The suit could be an opening salvo ahead of other major government antitrust actions, given ongoing investigations of major tech companies including Apple , Amazon and Facebook at both the Justice...
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