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Barr Calls Google Suit a Milestone, Pledges Restored Competition

Oct. 20, 2020, 4:00 PM

Google “uses its monopoly power – and billions in monopoly profits – to lock up key pathways to search on mobile phones, browsers, and next generation devices,” Attorney General William Barr says in a statement after the Justice Dept. filed an antitrust lawsuit against the company.

  • “No one can feasibly challenge Google’s dominance in search and search advertising,” he says
  • Barr compared the case to the department’s action against Microsoft 25 years ago and says “if we let Google continue its anticompetitive ways, we will lose the next wave of innovators”
  • Barr says it is not the end of DOJ’s ...

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