antitrust

How Google Ruined the Internet (According to Texas)

How Google Ruined the Internet (According to Texas)

Among all of the antitrust probes facing Google right now, the case dropped on Wednesday by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton stands out for a few reasons. First, it focuses on the tech giant’s dominance in digital ads, rather than focusing on search the way that the Justice Department and…

Texas Is Leading A New Antitrust Suit Against Google

Texas Is Leading A New Antitrust Suit Against Google

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced on Wednesday that his state is spearheading a new antitrust lawsuit against Google, accusing the tech giant of “illegally” abusing its market power to pocket money from publishers across the web. Paxton is joined by other Republican state AGs from Idaho, Indiana, Utah, Kentucky,…

U.S. FTC and 48 Attorneys General Sue to Break Up Facebook

U.S. FTC and 48 Attorneys General Sue to Break Up Facebook

Dozens of attorney generals, as well as the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, filed two separate lawsuits against Facebook on Wednesday which attempt to break the social media giant into its component parts: specifically, the divestiture of WhatsApp and Instagram.