48 States Announce Google Antitrust Investigation, California Not Among Them

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The then new Google logo is displayed at the Google headquarters on September 2, 2015 in Mountain View, California. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Attorneys general for 50 U.S. states and territories announced Monday that they are launching an antitrust investigation of tech giant Google. The probe will initially focus on Google’s advertising business. It comes amid increasing scrutiny and criticism of large technology firms. California, where Google is based, is not part of the investigation. We’ll get the latest developments.


Aarti Shahani, correspondent, NPR's Business Desk

Stephen Houck, special counsel, Offit Kurman Attorneys At Law; former chief of Antitrust Bureau, New York State

Christopher Sagers, professor of law, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University