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Rumble antitrust claims against Google get skeptical reception from US judge

By Mike Swift
  • 09 Sep 2021 19:44
  • 09 Sep 2021 19:44
A federal judge in California voiced skepticism today over video-sharing platform Rumble’s claims that Google illegally favored YouTube in smartphone searches for video content, although US District Judge Haywood S. Gilliam Jr. said he has not decided whether to grant Google’s motion to dismiss the antitrust claims.
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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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