U.S. officially sues Google, claiming it has a digital ad monopoly

2017-08-24_00h03_35 IT総合
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed suit against Google over alleged antitrust issues, claiming the search giant has monopoly control of the digital ad market. The DOJ is joined by eight states in its complaint, including New York, California, Colorado and more. This action was tipped as early as late 2021, and has clearly been in the works for quite a while.
The DOJ bases its argument around perceived ill intent by Google in architecting the digital ad market in a way that unfairly favours its own products. From the complaint:
One industry behemoth, Google, has corrupted legitimate compe