Why the DOJ Is Suing Google Again


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The Department of Justice is seeking to break up part of Google’s digital advertising business. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, the government says the tech giant has taken actions that ‘severely weaken, if not destroy competition in the ad tech industry.’ Google says the lawsuit is an attempt to pick winners and losers. WSJ’s Miles Kruppa discusses the DOJ’s case and the moves Google made to become a giant in the online advertising space.

Further Reading:

- DOJ Sues Google, Seeking to Break Up Online Advertising Business

- Google Prepares for Second Antitrust Battle as DOJ Targets Its Ads Business

Further Listening:

- Google's Antitrust Problem

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