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States' Google antitrust suit motivated by history of platform transition, Colorado attorney general says

By Mike Swift and Max Fillion
  • 19 Jan 2021 18:18
  • 19 Jan 2021 18:18
Google’s ability to extend its search dominance from desktop to mobile devices in the transition to smartphones helped drive state attorneys general to sue the search giant to prevent a repeat with connected cars and other emerging technologies, Colorado’s attorney general said today.

Phil Weiser, who with Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson 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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