DOJ Launches Antitrust Investigation Into Google


The DOJ is opening an investigation into Google and it’s possible antitrust policies. If they are found to be in violation, they could order their break up. I know when I search a story, I have to scroll 5 or 6 pages before I get to a conservative site.

Every time. That is no accident. This is why many analysts say that President Trump will have a tough time getting reelected. It’s too hard to find a favorable story and the liberal sites demonize Trump even when he does something really good that the voters have wanted for several administrations.

From Fox Business

The U.S. Department of Justice is gearing up to investigate antitrust violations by Alphabet Inc.’s subsidiary GoogleOpens a New Window., focusing largely on the company’s search practices, according to a Friday report from The Wall Street JournalOpens a New Window..

The report comes amid renewed public scrutiny on the influence that big tech wields, as well as calls by 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren to break up some of the country’s biggest technology companiesOpens a New Window., including AmazonOpens a New Window., Google and Facebook, which she referred to as “monopolies.”

If the DOJ proceeds with the investigation, it will mark the first major antitrust case against a big tech company since President Trump took office.

It’s unclear whether the DOJ has contacted Google. A spokesperson for the DOJ declined to comment. The FTC and Google did not immediately respond to FOX Business’ request for comment.

 

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