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State AGs Launch Nationwide Effort Against Google

A coalition of state attorneys general representing 48 states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico are determined to settle the Google advertising monopoly question once and for all. “We have 50 attorneys general from across the nation who are involved in this investigation that we’re leading from Texas,” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told reporters. “This is a company that dominates all aspects of advertising on the Internet and searching on the Internet as they dominate the buyers’ side, the sellers’ side, the auction side, and even the video side with YouTube.” That’s not even touching on the search engine giant’s partisan politics manipulating what information makes it to voters. Read more…

Here’s more from  PJ Media…

On Monday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced a massive antitrust probe into Google, specifically focused on the massive internet company’s advertising power, which verges on a monopoly.

“We have 50 attorneys general from across the nation who are involved in this investigation that we’re leading from Texas,” Paxton said in a press conference on the steps of the Supreme Court building. “This is a company that dominates all aspects of advertising on the internet and searching on the internet as they dominate the buyers’ side, the sellers’ side, the auction side, and even the video side with YouTube.”

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