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Justice Department meeting state AG offices Tuesday to discuss Google: sources – Source Reuters Tech News

FILE PHOTO – People walk past the logo of Google in Davos, Switzerland Januar 22, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Justice Department officials will meet on Tuesday with representatives of state attorneys general to discuss their investigations of search and advertising giant Google, according to sources familiar with the plans.

The meeting is in the afternoon, according to one source, and will include officials from six or seven states, including Texas, according to a second source familiar with the matter.

The Justice Department and nearly all state attorneys general have opened investigations into allegations that Alphabet’s Google has broken antitrust law. The probes focus on search bias, advertising and management of Google’s Android operating system.

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are all the focus of federal, state and congressional investigations following complaints that the four tech giants abused their clout in dealings with smaller companies….

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