As Potential Federal Probes Loom, Google Faces Smaller Antitrust Suits

It's being hit by a smattering of lawsuits taking aim at its ad stack

Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai may soon face questions from some of the highest authorities in the U.S. Getty Images

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A suit filed this week in a San Jose district court alleges Google violated the Clayton Act by leveraging its market power to charge inflated prices for digital ads.

Ethan Wu is an intern on Adweek’s media team. He is also a rising senior studying economics at Cornell University.