Tagged: Google antitrust

Analysis of DOJ’s Antitrust Case Against Google (Part III of III)

DOJ’s antitrust case against Google presents several interesting and difficult issues.  Google dominates the search engine market.  No one can question that.  But the question will eventually boil down to whether Google’s conduct, as a monopolist, resulted in consumer harm. Section 2 monopolization cases require more proof than whether a specific company has a monopoly.  The question boils down to whether Google engaged in exclusionary...

Episode 169 — DOJ Files Antitrust Case Against Google

The Department of Justice and eleven state Attorneys General filed an antitrust case against Google in the United States Court for the District of Columbia.  DOJ’s filing was hurried at the behest of the Attorney General Bill Barr, and reflects DOJ’s growing focus on high-tech businesses and monopolization conduct.  DOJ’s case joins a long list of high-profile monopolization cases, including Microsoft, AT&T and IBM.  DOJ’s...