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.”