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For years, the government has been trying to rein in Big Tech, pursuing some of the largest and most powerful companies on the internet. This week, the government takes on Google in the first monopoly trial of the modern internet era.

David McCabe, who covers technology policy for The Times, discusses the case against the internet giant and what it might mean for the future if Google loses.

David McCabe, a technology policy correspondent for The New York Times.

A street view of building with a large sign reading “Google” above the entrance.
The trial against Google amps up efforts to rein in Big Tech by targeting the core search business that turned the company into a $1.7 trillion behemoth.John Taggart for The New York Times
  • The 10-week trial amps up efforts to rein in Big Tech by targeting the core search business that turned Google into a $1.7 trillion behemoth.

  • A federal judge said that the Justice Department could not move forward with a number of claims in antitrust complaints, narrowing the scope of the trial.

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David McCabe contributed reporting.

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