antitrust

Yelp Ramps Up Anti-Competitive Accusations Against Google

The online review site Yelp is ramping up its long-standing feud with Google, saying in a new report that the search engine’s monopoly is not only hurting Yelp but is also hurting innovation and consumer choice in the digital marketplace.

The Associated Press

Texas AG Ken Paxton: $170 Million FTC Fine Was ‘Pocket Change’ for Google

Ken Paxton, the Attorney General of Texas, told SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight this week that Google is largely unaffected by the recent $170 million fine they received from the Federal Trade Commission over charges that they illegally collected and shared data from children on YouTube. According to Paxton, “The FTC fine was pocket change for part of the day for Google.”

The Associated Press

Report: FTC Opens Antitrust Probe on Amazon

A group of FTC investigators has reportedly begun interviewing small businesses that sell products on Amazon to determine if the e-commerce giant is purposefully manipulating its market to hurt competitors, according to Bloomberg.

The Associated Press

Google Appeals $1.7 Billion EU Antitrust Fine

Tech giant Google has appealed a $1.7 billion antitrust fine by the E.U, over the company’s “illegal” advertising practices, as the U.S. government begins considering its own antitrust action against the Masters of the Universe at the same time.

Google wants to embrace "European" style free speech