Google slammed for ‘monopoly power’ in new antitrust lawsuit from 35 states

A group of 38 attorneys general announced a bipartisan lawsuit against Google,  alleging the company has engaged in “illegal, anti-competitive conduct” to create a monopoly in search and search advertising, TechCrunch reports.

The state of Colorado is co-leading the lawsuit with Arizona, Iowa, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Tennessee and Utah. New York Attorney General Letitia James called Google the “gatekeeper of the internet” and slammed the company for leveraging the personal data it collects to solidify its market dominance.

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