Texas AG Paxton Says Google Probe Progressing

By Matthew Perlman (April 22, 2020, 6:32 PM EDT) -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton gave an update about the ongoing multi-state antitrust investigation into Google in comments made public Wednesday and also called for more regulation of large technology companies that collect vast amounts of user data.

Paxton appeared on a podcast about big data published by the American Bar Association's antitrust law section Wednesday as part of the virtual version of its annual spring meeting. The Texas AG is helping lead a coalition of 50 state-level enforcers that launched an investigation of Google last year over potential antitrust violations.

While he could not discuss the specifics of the investigation, Paxton...

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