GOOGLE SUED ANEW OVER ANTI-COMPETITIVE SEARCH PRACTICES
Thirty-eight US states sued Google for allegedly trying to make its search engine as dominant inside cars, TVs and speakers as it is in smartphones.
This follows a landmark lawsuit by the US Department of Justice (DoJ) over a similar issue in October.
It is the tech giant’s third US government-related lawsuit in two months.
Google said in a blog that redesigning its search engine would “deprive Americans of helpful information”.
“We know that scrutiny of big companies is important and we’re prepared to answer questions and work through the issues,” wrote Google’s director of economic policy Adam Cohen.