U.S. Department of Justice, Attorney General Merrick B. Garland, announced at 2 p.m. today that the U.S. government is now suing Google for monopolizing digital advertising technologies.
Eight states have joined the lawsuit. These states include California, Virginia, Connecticut, Colorado, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Tennessee.
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Popular business advertising products, including Google Adsense, will be affected by this decision should the U.S. Government prevail in court. The matter is most likely, ultimately headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
This surprising news affects how all Horry County residents could get their news in the future, as well as, how publishers will be paid for their work.
This lawsuit also affects all YouTube subscribers and publishers. Both platforms are used by a wide variety of Horry County businesses and locals.
In a court filing, the DOJ and the 8 states asked the court to, “at minimum,” force Google to divest itself of its …