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The DOJ is reportedly prepping an antitrust suit against Google over its ad business

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The Department of Justice is preparing a second major antitrust suit against Google, according to new reporting by Bloomberg. The DOJ could sue Google “as soon as next month,” according to the report, which details that the lawsuit will be filed in federal court in either Washington or New York.
Unlike the first major Google antitrust case the federal government initiated during the Trump administration, the new lawsuit would focus on the company’s command of the digital ad market. Bloomberg reports that DOJ antitrust lawyers are in the process of wrapping up interviews with publishers after “years of work” that will ultimate culminate in the coming lawsuit.
In 2020, the DOJ sued the tech titan over its dominance in the online search market, accusing the company of “unlawfully …

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