Tag Archives: antitrust

Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google

A sign is shown on a Google building at their campus in Mountain View, Calif.  The Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its online dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google for antitrust violations, alleging that it abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers. The lawsuit marks the government’s most significant act to protect competition ...

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Can dentists bar competition over teeth-whitening?

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is weighing what to do about a state regulatory board made up mostly of dentists that is trying to prevent lower-cost competitors who aren't dentists from offering teeth-whitening services.

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With antitrust claims, Maryland taxicab companies face difficult road against Uber

Taxi Cabs

Maryland recently became the newest legal battleground for Uber, the popular ride-sharing service that is facing unfair-competition lawsuits in at least three other states. But the action in Maryland by nearly 30 cab companies appears to be unique because it also claims Uber violates antitrust laws by fixing prices and engaging in predatory pricing.

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