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Tech & Science Google's regulatory headaches just got worse as the probe by 48 states expands to include Android and search

23:55  14 november  2019
23:55  14 november  2019 Source:   businessinsider.com.au

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The broadened investigation ads to Google ' s regulatory headaches , which include mulitple investigations. Visit Business Insider's A coalition of 50 state attorneys general investigating Google over potential antitrust violations are expanding their probe to look at its search and Android

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A coalition of 50 state attorneys general investigating Google over potential antitrust violations are expanding their probe to look at its search and Android businesses, according to a report from CNBC.

The investigation, which includes 48 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico and is being led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, had originally focused solely on Google's digital advertising business.

At a recent meeting of several attorneys general involved in the probe, however, Paxton indicated his support for examining potential anticompetitive practices within Google's search engine results and its Android mobile operating system, sources told CNBC.

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Attorneys general from 48 states plan to widen their antitrust probe of Alphabet Inc.’ s Google division into its search and Android businesses, as calls from lawmakers intensify for punitive regulatory measures against Big Tech that include breaking them up. The AGs are preparing subpoenas, called

Google maintains that the same players were involved in similar investigations, but to no avail. And the Federal Trade Commission settled its own That is not stopping states from taking advantage of new political momentum from both sides of the aisle to go after Silicon Valley’ s giants, including Google .

That would put the states' investigation in line with a probe launched by the European Union earlier this year, and ads to growing regulatory scrutiny of Google, which also includesrequests for documents by the US Department of Justice as well as a federal probe into its partnership with the hospital system Ascension to collect individuals' health records.

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