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(Bloomberg) -- U.S. senators laid out a case for why Google is abusing the size of its online empire to harm competition and amass even more power, articulating arguments that could be central to the government’s upcoming antitrust case against the tech giant.The Alphabet Inc. unit has clear dominance(Bloomberg) -- U.S. senators laid out a case for why Google is abusing the size of its online empire to harm competition and amass even more power, articulating arguments that could be central to the government’s upcoming antitrust case against the tech giant.The Alphabet Inc. unit has clear dominance

Senators Call Google ‘Monopoly Upon Monopoly’ as DOJ Case Nears

Alphabet Inc's Google faced a bipartisan buzzsaw of tough questions about its ad business in a hearing on Tuesday, with a particular focus on whether it misused its dominance in online advertising to drive profits.Alphabet Inc's Google faced a bipartisan buzzsaw of tough questions about its ad business in a hearing on Tuesday, with a particular focus on whether it misused its dominance in online advertising to drive profits.

Google grilled on ad business dominance by U.S. Senate panel | Reuters

A Senate panel’s line of questioning may shed light on Republicans’ antitrust priorities as the company faces scrutiny from the Justice Department and a coalition of states.A Senate panel’s line of questioning may shed light on Republicans’ antitrust priorities as the company faces scrutiny from the Justice Department and a coalition of states.

Google will face conservative-bias allegations at Senate antitrust hearing led by Sen. Mike Lee - The Washington Post

Alphabet Inc's Google faced a bipartisan buzzsaw of tough questions about its ad business in a hearing on Tuesday, with a particular focus on whether it misused its dominance in online advertising to drive profits.Alphabet Inc's Google faced a bipartisan buzzsaw of tough questions about its ad business in a hearing on Tuesday, with a particular focus on whether it misused its dominance in online advertising to drive profits.

Google Grilled On Ad Business Dominance By U.S. Senate Panel

Sen. Mike Lee <a href="https://www.judiciary.senate.gov/meetings/stacking-the-tech-has-google-harmed-competition-in-online-advertising">led a grilling Tuesday of a Google official</a> about whether the corporate tech giant has become an illegal monopoly. But unlike others on a subcommittee that he chairs, Lee asserted that proof of possible antitrust violations is the way he says Google mistreats conservatives.Sen. Mike Lee <a href="https://www.judiciary.senate.gov/meetings/stacking-the-tech-has-google-harmed-competition-in-online-advertising">led a grilling Tuesday of a Google official</a> about whether the corporate tech giant has become an illegal monopoly. But unlike others on a subcommittee that he chairs, Lee asserted that proof of possible antitrust violations is the way he says Google mistreats conservatives.

Mike Lee says Google’s anti-conservative bias is a sign it’s a monopoly - The Salt Lake Tribune

Senators grill a Google exec over what they call a double-standard where Google punishes publishers over their users' comments while the big tech giant itself is legally immune from the same practice.Senators grill a Google exec over what they call a double-standard where Google punishes publishers over their users' comments while the big tech giant itself is legally immune from the same practice.

Senators Grill Google Exec for 'Double Standard' on Punishing Publishers for User Comments

Senators grill a Google exec over what they call a double-standard where Google punishes publishers over their users' comments while the big tech giant itself is legally immune from the same practice.Senators grill a Google exec over what they call a double-standard where Google punishes publishers over their users' comments while the big tech giant itself is legally immune from the same practice.

Senators Grill Google Exec for 'Double Standard' on Punishing Publishers for User Comments

Senators pressed the tech giant on the scope and scale of its digital advertising business. Republicans repeated long-running allegations of conservative bias.Senators pressed the tech giant on the scope and scale of its digital advertising business. Republicans repeated long-running allegations of conservative bias.

Google Says It Doesn't Monopolize Digital Ad Market. Senators Don't Buy It : NPR

Alphabet Inc's Google will be questioned about its ad business in a hearing on Tuesday, with a particular focus expected on whether it misused ...Alphabet Inc's Google will be questioned about its ad business in a hearing on Tuesday, with a particular focus expected on whether it misused ...

Google faces grilling on ad business before US Senate antitrust panel - CNA

Google will be questioned about its ad business in a hearing on Tuesday, with a particular focus expected on whether it misused its dominance in online advertising to drive profits.Google made a series of purchases, including DoubleClick and AdMob, to help make it the dominant player in online advertising.

Google to Face Grilling on Online Advertising Before US Senate Antitrust Panel | Technology News

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate panel put a top Google executive on the defensive Tuesday over the company's powerful position in online advertising as some lawmakers look hopefully toward an expected antitrust case against the tech giant by the Trump administration. Donald Harrison, Google's president for global partnerships and corporate development, insisted at a hearing by the Senate Judiciary antitrust subcommittee that Google's ad business faces ample competition, has benefited consumers, and has kept prices low for advertisers and publishers such as local newspapers. The Justice Department has pursued a sweeping antitrust investigation of big tech companies, looking at whether the online platforms of Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple have hurt competition, stifled innovation or otherwise harmed consumers. The department is reportedly readying a major case accusing Google of abusing its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and boost its profits. That expected action "could be the beginning of a reckoning for our antitrust laws," said Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, the panel's senior Democrat. She said she hoped "there's a start" at the Justice Department and that also "things are going on" at the Federal Trade Commission, which has carried on a separate antitrust investigation of the Big Tech companies. The administration has long had Google in its sights. A top economic adviser to President Donald Trump said two years ago that the White House was considering whether Google searches should be subject to government regulation. Trump himself has often criticized Google, recycling unfounded claims by conservatives that the search giant is biased against conservatives and suppresses their viewpoints, interferes with U.S. elections and prefers working with the...

Google exec on hot seat in Congress over advertising power - SFGate