Google under investigation over its digital ad business
Today 50 attorney generals from different states territories are launching an investigation into Google's potential monopolistic behavior, that behavior and what the subject matter or inquiry is, is focusing.
Immediately on two areas.
Search which obviously google dominates, and what we've all learned is that while many consumers believe that the internet is free, certainly we know from google's profits of 117 billion that the internet is not free.
And this is a company that dominates, [UNKNOWN] All aspects of advertising on the internet and searching on the internet has a dominated the buyer side, the seller side, the auction side and even the video side with YouTube.
This investigation is not an a lawsuit, it is an investigation to determine the fact.
And right now we are looking at advertising, but the facts will lead to where the facts lead.
Youknow it's no doubt that the internet is the super highway of information, and what we have found is that google, the giant company google is the one that's directing most if not allof the traffic on this highway.
And it's important that we determine for our states whether this traffic determination is being done in a fair manner.
As we announced today, the investigation into Google as a new mom when my daughter is sick, and I search online for advice or doctors I want the best advice from the best doctors, not the ones, not the doctor and not the clinic, who can spend the most on advertising.
Most Americans think it's free to Google something, but it comes at a cost.
A cost at the freedom to choose The best products from the best companies.
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