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Surprising Takes from the Google Anti-Trust Lawsuit

I took the time to read all 160+ pages of the Google antitrust suit filed by 17 states last month. It’s an amazing amount of detail and insight into what looks like anticompetitive behavior. You can read the full thing here, but a couple quick observations that I gleaned: Google and Facebook colluded to kill threats (header bidding) to Googles competition in the ad market and give Facebooks ad network (FAN) an unfair advantage in ad buying in exchange and formally agreed to cover up each others respective anti-completive behaviors. Google and Facebook...

October 27, 2021