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Monday, Oct. 16, 2023
If government regulators prevail against Google in the biggest U.S. antitrust trial in a quarter century, it's likely to unleash drastic changes that will undermine the dominance of a search engine that defines the internet for billions of people.
As the 10-week trial probing Google's...
Wednesday, Sep. 20, 2023
British lawmakers have approved an ambitious but controversial new internet safety law with wide-ranging powers to crack down on digital and social media companies like TikTok, Google, and Facebook and Instagram parent Meta.
The government says the online safety bill passed this week will...
Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2023
Google has exploited its dominance of the internet search market to lock out competitors and smother innovation, the Department of Justice charged Tuesday at the opening of the biggest U.S. antitrust trial in a quarter century.
"This case is about the future of the internet and whether...
Monday, Sep. 11, 2023
The U.S. government is taking aim at what has been an indomitable empire: Google's ubiquitous search engine that has become the internet's main gateway.
The legal attack will swing into full force Tuesday in a Washington D.C. federal courtroom that will serve as the battleground for the...
Thursday, Sep. 7, 2023
Google will soon require that political ads using artificial intelligence be accompanied by a prominent disclosure if imagery or sounds have been synthetically altered.
AI-generated election ads on YouTube and other Google platforms that alter people or events must include a clear...
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 2023
Gannett has filed a civil lawsuit against Google and its parent company Alphabet, claiming that they unlawfully hold monopolies in the advertising technology tools that publishers and advertisers use to buy and sell online ad space.
The largest U.S. newspaper publisher by total daily...
Monday, Jun. 19, 2023
European Union regulators hit Google with fresh antitrust charges last week, saying the only way to satisfy competition concerns about its lucrative digital ad business is by selling off parts of the tech giant's main moneymaker.
The unprecedented decision to push for such a breakup marks...
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2023
Google's advertising malaise persisted during the first quarter while the internet company also grapples with advancements in artificial intelligence technology that threatens to undercut its dominant search engine.
An unprecedented downturn in Google's digital ad revenue – the company's...
Saturday, Mar. 11, 2023
A judge has rejected a request from Google to transfer a federal antitrust lawsuit against it from Virginia to New York.
The ruling Friday from U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema in Alexandria, Virginia, is a victory for the Justice Department and several states, including Virginia, that...
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023
Supreme Court Seems Reluctant To Overturn Liability Shield For Internet Platforms In ISIS Terror Case
In its first case about the federal law that is credited with helping create the modern internet, the Supreme Court seemed unlikely Tuesday to side with a family wanting to hold Google liable for the death of their daughter in a terrorist attack.
In two and a half hours of arguments, the...