The federal government is going after Google. And Tuesday, Georgia joined in on the fight, alleging that “Google unfairly dominates online search and advertising to the detriment of consumers and competitors and that it has struck lucrative deals to maintain its 90 percent control of the world’s online search market.”
Georgia is one of 11 states teaming with the Department of Justice in filing a civil antitrust lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to prevent Google from “unlawfully maintaining monopolies through anticompetitive and exclusionary practices in the search and search advertising markets,” according to Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr — who filed the suit on Georgia’s behalf.
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