US competition lawyers find plenty wrong with Google


US competition lawyers find plenty wrong with Google

Amazon, Facebook and Apple are also in the crosshairs for abusing market power and breaching privacy

Diane Bartz

Texas attorney general Ken Paxton has detailed a multi-state antitrust probe of potentially anti-competitive practices at major US technology companies, which is expected to focus on Alphabet’s Google.

Once lauded as engines of economic growth, the social media, search and e-commerce giants have sparked anger amid allegations of abusing outsized market power and lapses such as privacy breaches.

President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, consumers and other firms have criticised that power...

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