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Digital platforms are under attack

September 19, 2019

Via: CIO

On behalf of 50 state Attorneys General, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced a nationwide antitrust probe of Google on September 9 and issued a 29-page civil investigative demand, which was obtained by the business press, directing Google to answer questions and produce documents by October 9 concerning its ad business.

During the same week, the California legislature passed a bill that would require many firms including Uber and other ride sharing companies to treat their workers as employees rather than independent contractors.

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