The Department of Justice is planning to launch a case against Google, alleging that the company has engaged in anticompetitive conduct in how it distributes Google Search on smartphones and browsers. The case is likely to be a landmark in US jurisprudence and ICLE will be providing analysis on it as it progresses. This page will be maintained as a one-stop shop for our work on the case, updated regularly.
Many of the issues raised by the Dept of Justice have previously been considered in other cases and jurisdictions. Below is a selection of our commentary on and analysis of these issues, provided to give background to some of the most important aspects of this case.