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US sues Google: Biggest anti-trust case and what it means for the net giant

The lawsuit comes more than a year after the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission began antitrust investigations into four big tech companies:, Apple, Facebook, and Google

Google Antitrust | Google search engine | Alphabet Inc

Kanishka Gupta  |  New Delhi 

Earlier this week, the US Justice Department and 11 states filed an antitrust lawsuit against The suit emphasises particularly two things: google’s search system and search advertising.

This is the biggest antitrust lawsuit in the last two decades and could force changes to parts of $1 trillion company that has become all but synonymous with the internet and assumed a central role in the day-to-day lives of billions of people around the globe.

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First Published: Thu, October 22 2020. 15:19 IST