Regarding “U.S. hits Google in antitrust suit,” (A1, Oct. 21): The recent antitrust lawsuit against Google, joined by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, misapplies antitrust law and threatens Texas’ burgeoning tech sector. The proper standard for antitrust law is preventing consumer harm. It is difficult to argue Google causes harm to consumers when search is free and the cost of online advertising continues to decline. Google and other Big Tech companies deserve scrutiny, as do all major U.S. corporations.
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By: Doug McCullough, Director of Lone Star Policy Institute