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Google ad tech antitrust cases sent to New York, although Texas-led suit may proceed in separate US trial

By Max Fillion, Khushita Vasant and Mike Swift
  • 10 Aug 2021 16:58
  • 13 Aug 2021 16:11
Nineteen antitrust suits targeting Google’s advertising technology business were consolidated in a New York district court by a US judicial panel today, although the ruling said a suit brought by Texas and other attorneys general may later proceed to trial separately if deemed appropriate by the transferee court.

“Our decision to centralize is

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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 SiliconValley.com, 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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