As Google’s antitrust trial wraps, DOJ seeks sanctions over lacking messages

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The destiny of Google’s search enterprise is now within the arms of Decide Amit Mehta, as closing arguments concluded within the landmark trial on Friday.

The Division of Justice and plaintiff states made their final arguments Thursday on Google’s alleged anticompetitive conduct within the common search market, and on Friday targeted on its allegedly unlawful conduct in search promoting. Google was additionally beneath hearth (individually) for failing to retain chat messages that the DOJ believes may have been related to the case.

The federal government is making an attempt to indicate that Google locked up key distribution channels for the overall search engine market, in order that would-be rivals couldn’t develop into vital threats. It says it did so by way of contracts with telephone…

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