According to reports, the U.S. Department of justice and 11 states today formally filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google, accusing Google of using its dominant market position to crack down on competitors, thus violating fair competition law.
At present, Gu Ge has not commented on this.
Currently, Google's search engine is so ubiquitous that its name has become a verb. In 2019, Google's revenue was $162 billion, more than that of Hungary as a whole.
Eleven state attorneys general have joined the Department of justice as plaintiffs in the case, according to a public summary filed today. The 11 states that joined the Department of justice were Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, South Carolina and Texas.
In response, Google's critic, Republican Senator Josh
And the lawsuit is expected to be the biggest antitrust case of the generation, AT to Microsoft's monopoly in 1998 and 1974
Analysts said the long-awaited case means that the United States has once again raised the most radical legal challenge to a company's dominant position in the technology market in more than 20 years, which may shake the entire Silicon Valley, or even the wider scope.
Last July, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it would launch a large-scale antitrust investigation into Google, Facebook, apple and Amazon to determine whether the four technology giants were involved in antitrust competition.
In a statement, the Texas Attorney General's Office said the attorneys general of eight states and U.S. Attorney General William