House Republican calls for renewed antitrust probe of Googl…


Rep. Todd Rokita, a conservative Republican from Indiana, has called for the federal government to reopen an antitrust investigation Google’s












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search engine. In a letter Thursday to the Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department, Rokita noted that Google controls over 85% of the internet search market, up from 71% when the FTC staff investigated Google in 2012. Late last month, the European Union fined Google a record $2.7 billion in an antitrust ruling. Rokita noted the European action and said “it is time for your agencies to reopen reviews of Google.”

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