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Google hit with third lawsuit as US states sue over search dominance

The complaint filed on Thursday focuses on Google's search business and search advertising, as well as what they said was an effort by Google to use special agreements to also dominate newer techs

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The lawsuit against the company's parent Alphabet Inc follows years of complaints that it and other big tech firms including Facebook and Amazon use their massive market power to smite competitors in pursuit of profits

Diane Bartz and Paresh Dave | Reuters
Google faced its third major lawsuit in two months on Thursday as 38 US states and territories accused the $1 trillion company of abusing its market power to try to make its search engine as dominant inside cars, TVs and speakers as it is in phones.
 
The lawsuit against the company's parent Alphabet Inc follows years of complaints that it and other big tech firms including Facebook and Amazon use their massive market power to smite competitors in pursuit of profits.
 
The states asked the court to find Google guilty of breaking antitrust law and to order an end to

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First Published: Dec 18 2020 | 3:13 AM IST

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