In a letter to the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security, Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a coalition of 52 attorneys general to express strong support for the hearings being conducted by the subcommittee on Facebook’s disastrous plans to increase user engagement by targeting our nation’s youth.
Attorney General Paxton led a 10-state coalition that filed an amicus brief in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Florida’s law that regulates censorship on Big Tech platforms by requiring them to apply their content-moderation practices in a consistent manner and to provide disclosures to affected users.
Attorney General Ken Paxton led a multistate coalition in supporting the State Antitrust Enforcement Venue Act of 2021.
Attorney General Ken Paxton led a bipartisan coalition of 45 attorneys general advocating for federal funds to support state antitrust enforcement efforts
AG Paxton: Alaska, Florida, Montana, Nevada and Puerto Rico Join Texas-Led Bipartisan Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google
Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an amended complaint alleging antitrust violations and deceptive acts by Google in its lucrative online display advertising business. Attorneys General from Alaska, Florida, Montana, Nevada, and Puerto Rico joined the lawsuit originally filed by a coalition of 10 states, led by Texas, bringing the total number of plaintiffs to 15 states and territories in this landmark case.
AG Paxton Sues Google for Illegally Maintaining Monopolies in Internet Search and Search Advertising Services
Attorney General Ken Paxton announced today that Texas is suing Google for engaging in anticompetitive and exclusionary practices that eliminate competition for internet searches and search advertising.
AG Paxton: Statement on UK’s Assessment of Google in Competition and Markets Authority Report
Today, the United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) released their Online Platforms and Digital Advertising Market Study Interim Report, which assesses the market power of Google and other online platforms.
Attorney General Paxton Leads 50 Attorneys General in Google Multistate Bipartisan Antitrust Investigation
Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Texas is leading 50 attorneys general in a multistate, bipartisan investigation of tech giant Google’s business practices in accordance with state and federal antitrust laws.
AG Paxton Urges FTC to Consider the Role of Consumer Privacy and Data in Antitrust Enforcement
Attorney General Ken Paxton, along with Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and 41 other state attorneys general, filed a bi-partisan comment with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging a renewed focus on consumer privacy and data in antitrust enforcement actions against dominant technology platforms that collect and leverage consumer data.
Attorney General Paxton Reaches Settlement with Patterson Companies Over Dental Supply Boycott
“Conspiring with competitors to prevent the emergence of new distribution channels for goods and services is contrary to the free market and violates antitrust laws,” Attorney General Paxton said. “Such interference should not be tolerated in any industry. My office will continue to ensure that companies doing business in Texas have the opportunity to compete in a truly free market.”