Google resists giving up emails, texts, & docs sought in state anticompetitive digital ad probe — reports

Reuters, 2016

Reporting at the WSJ today says Alphabet/Google hasn't met the demands of state investigators to surrender emails, texts, and other documents in an ongoing anticompetitive digital-ad practices investigation.

Google is reluctant to surrender documents in the investigation of alleged anticompetitive practices, reports John D. McKinnon at The Wall Street Journal:

Google is resisting efforts to surrender emails, text messages and other documents sought by state investigators probing possible anticompetitive practices, according to records and interviews.

Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc., also hasn’t agreed to a waiver that would give the coalition of state attorneys general access to documents obtained by the Justice Department for its own probe, according to a person familiar with the situation.
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Read more at the WSJ:
Google Resists Demands From States in Digital-Ad Probe

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