Google search is a focus in new antitrust probe


WASHINGTON (AP) – States investigating Google’s market power say that the tech giant’s dominance in search will be one of the key areas of focus.

A large group of states led by Texas announced the probe Monday, just days after a separate group of states disclosed an investigation into Facebook’s market dominance.

Karl Racine, attorney general for the District of Columbia, says the probe is about Google’s potential monopolistic behavior.

Google’s search service is often the starting point for millions of people when they go online. Google dwarfs other search competitors and has faced harsh criticism in the past for favoring its own products over competitors at the top of search results.

Latest News Headlines:

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker

Trending Stories

Latest News

More News