U.S. states launch antitrust probes of Facebook, Google

Japan News | Sep 7, 2019 at 11:08 AM
  • Two groups of U.S. state attorneys general on Friday announced separate antitrust probes of large tech companies such as Alphabet Inc’.s Google and Facebook.
  • Politicians including U.S. President Donald Trump, consumers, other firms and regulators have criticized that power.
  • On the federal level, the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are probing Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon, also for potential violations of antitrust law.