Plan to discuss investigation regarding Google’s advertising monopoly have been prepared by the US

(Last Updated On: January 28, 2020)

Preparations are being made for next week by the US state attorneys general to meet with Justice Departments attorneys to be able to share information about investigations each of them has going on, relating to Alphabet’s Google. 

The inquiry’s associated with Google’s monopolistic behaviour that could possibly be harmful to consumers as the tech giant has control of online advertising markets and search traffic.

The news about the state attorneys general and the Justice Department possibly partnering to fight against Google was first reported by the Wall Street Journal.

The news outlet said that the superiority Google has, in online search and anticompetitive behaviour in Android and best division of labour as the investigation continues will probably bring together the Justice Department and state attorneys general to discuss matters.

For now, no information has been released regarding the investigation on the tech giant, by the US federal and state authorities.

The inquest is being led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and about seven other attorneys general have also been invited to the meeting as they play a part in the investigation.

The investigation against Google has been introduced last year and was started by attorneys general from 48 US states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

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