Nearly 40 states sue Google over search manipulation, marking the third antitrust salvo against the tech giant

December 17, 2020 ☼ googlesearch

Source: The Washington Post - Link

Nearly 40 states filed a wide-ranging antitrust lawsuit against Google on Thursday, alleging the tech giant manipulates its search results to give its own products and services greater rankings over rivals — preventing Web users from seeing the best options when they search the Web for options in shopping, dining, travel and more.

I’m not sure this is a problem. Google is not a utility. Maybe it should be classified as such in which case the searches should be neutral.