Google vs US attorneys general | IN 60 SECONDS
Attorneys general from 48 states, Puerto
Rico, and DC recently announced that they’re investigating Google for
possible antitrust violations. The AG’s want a say in how Google
manages advertising, uses AI, and displays search results. Let’s see: Attorneys with
political aspirations want to control business strategy for one of the world’s
most complex tech companies. what could go wrong?
Plenty! Microsoft tried for years and hasn’t achieved Google’s quality. And if
the AG’s take Google down a few notches, the cost to you will be three hundred
and eighty billion dollars annually in lost search quality. And the
investigation doesn’t look genuine. The AG’s have already said that Google is an
“existential threat”, a “juggernaut”, and that it takes away people’s freedom. Who
benefits from the investigation? EU leaders: They’ve been trying for years to
hamstring US companies. And China’s leaders: Their tech companies are in hot
pursuit of the US. Let’s hope the AG’s google “overconfidence” and realize they
can’t improve tech services. What do you think about the AG’s investigation?
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