Google On Trial: Antitrust Allegations Advance

August 07, 2023

In a significant development in two antitrust lawsuits against Google, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has dismissed some claims while allowing others to proceed to trial. Google declared partial victory, as the court dismissed allegations related to the design of Google Search. Second, Google has required SVPs to provide their data and content to Google on terms that are no less favorable than what Google provides to other companies. A Closer Look At The AllegationsThe court rejected Google’s attempt to avoid a trial on the central allegations. Plaintiffs argue that default status impacts a search engine’s usage, while Google maintains that users can change the default search engine on their devices.

The source of this news is from Search Engine Journal