By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 12-17-20

Google is getting hit with the legal equivalent of a swarm as more states join to sue over antitrust concerns.

A day after a Texas Republican Attorney General-led group of almost a dozen GOP state AGs filed suit against Google alleging monopolistic practices. A New York Democrat AG-led group of 38 more, both Democrats and Republicans, filed a similar suit.

New York Attorney General Letitia James said her state was co-leading the legal charge, suing Google for “illegal, anticompetitive conduct that has sought to maintain its monopoly power in the general search services and search advertising markets.”

The latest suit alleges multiple antitrust violations and that Google has maintained its Web behemoth status using multiple forms of anticompetitive conduct. » Read More