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US states attorneys to launch Facebook and Google antitrust probes

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Top state law-enforcement officials across the United States are formally opening antitrust investigations into Facebook and Alphabet's Google, confirming recent reports. New York's attorney general Letitia James said her office is organising a bipartisan, multistate antitrust probe into whether Facebook stifled competition and put users at risk. Separately, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's office said it was launching a probe of "large tech companies" without yet naming them.

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