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US takes Google to court for abusing monopoly in search market

Tuesday 20 October 2020 | 17:57 CET | News
The US Department of Justice has filed its long-awaited competition case against Google, with the backing of public prosecutors from 11 states. The lawsuit alleges the internet giant unlawfully maintained a monopoly in the search and search advertising markets by entering deals with device manufacturers to make Google the default or exclusive search engine installed on mobile phones and computers. 

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Companies: Apple / Google / Microsoft
Countries: United States
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