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Comment: Google antitrust probe takes shape as states step up to investigate core businesses

By Mike Swift , Max Fillion and Joshua Sisco
  • 25 Mar 2020 10:12
  • 25 Mar 2020 17:35
As the states' antitrust probe of Google takes shape, Iowa, Utah, Tennessee and New York have emerged as additional key states in investigations of the three pillars of Google’s business: advertising, search and Android, MLex has learned.

The US Justice Department is likewise investigating Google, and early last fall issued a sweeping civil

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Mike Swift

Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent

Mike Swift is an award-winning journalist who has been at the forefront of covering data, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory news for more than a decade. As the Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent for MLex, in addition to reporting, he coordinates MLex’s worldwide coverage in the practice area. Formerly chief Internet reporter for the San Jose Mercury News and, Mike has covered Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter and other tech companies and has closely tracked technology and regulatory trends in Silicon Valley. He has wide ranging expertise from the business of professional sports to computer-assisted reporting. A former John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University, he is a graduate of Colby College.

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