Texas AG files lawsuit against Google

Wednesday, 16. December 2020 20:15

The Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced on Wednesday that it filed a lawsuit against Google, citing anticompetitive conduct. In particular, the case questions the legibility of Google's advertising technology services and its DoubleClick acquisition.

In a tweet, the Texas AG's office said: "This internet Goliath used its power to manipulate the market, destroy competition, and harm YOU, the consumer."

Earlier, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said he was hiring two top law firms to handle the case and added a number of other state attorney general will be joining the lawsuit. The lawsuit comes on top of another federal lawsuit that claims Google has a monopoly on search engines.

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