The US Justice Department and several state attorneys are preparing to file a case against Google for antitrust violations. Antitrust laws focus on uplifting the competition by discouraging big organizations from using their domination in the market unfairly to win over competitors.

Google has been accused to be using its dominating position in the market to harm competitors in Europe. Accusations have been put on by Expedia and TripAdvisor on Google fro using their search results to promote Google’s webpages to win over those of competitors in Europe.

According To A Report 

According To A Report
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In 2019 Google was fined $1.7 billion in Europe for anti-competitive behavior. United States accusations seem to follow the same.

As Per A Report

As Per A Report
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There has been no statement yet from the United States Justice Department.

Google Statement Quotes

Google Statement Quotes
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