Paxton Applauds Court’s Decision to Green-Light Texas’s Antitrust Suit Against Google
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton applauds a New York federal district court’s decision last night to reject Google’s motion to dismiss Texas’s lawsuit alleging that Google monopolized the digital advertising market.
AG Paxton Applauds European Investigation into Big Tech as Texas Leads the Way
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is leading the way in the antitrust investigation of Big Tech, including the “Jedi Blue” online advertising agreement between Google and Facebook (a/k/a Meta).
Paxton Sues Facebook for Using Unauthorized Biometric Data
Attorney General Paxton has sued Facebook (now known as Meta) for capturing and using the biometric data of millions of Texans without properly obtaining their informed consent to do so, in violation of Texas law.
AG Paxton Investigates GoFundMe for Shutting Down Fundraiser and Taking $10 Million from the Canadian Trucker’s Freedom Convoy
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued Civil Investigative Demands (CIDs) to GoFundMe Inc. to investigate potential violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA).
Paxton Joins Multistate Amicus Brief Against Apple for Violating Antitrust Laws
Attorney General Ken Paxton joined several states in an amicus brief at the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Epic Games, Inc., in its lawsuit against Apple, Inc., relating to Apple’s alleged violations of state and federal antitrust laws in the operation of its App Store.
Paxton Joins Nationwide Investigation Into Instagram’s Impact on Young People
Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a nationwide investigation into Meta Platforms, Inc., formerly known as Facebook, for providing and promoting its social media platform – Instagram – to children and young adults despite knowing that such use is associated with physical and mental health harms.
Paxton Files Third Amendment in Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google
Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an amended complaint alleging Google’s abuse of its monopoly power in online advertising.
Paxton Joins Coalition to Stop Facebook from Exploiting Children
In a letter to the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security, Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a coalition of 52 attorneys general to express strong support for the hearings being conducted by the subcommittee on Facebook’s disastrous plans to increase user engagement by targeting our nation’s youth.
Attorney General Paxton Leads 10-State Coalition to Regulate Big Tech Censorship
Attorney General Paxton led a 10-state coalition that filed an amicus brief in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Florida’s law that regulates censorship on Big Tech platforms by requiring them to apply their content-moderation practices in a consistent manner and to provide disclosures to affected users.
Paxton Joins Multistate Fight to Expand States’ Antitrust Enforcement
Attorney General Ken Paxton led a multistate coalition in supporting the State Antitrust Enforcement Venue Act of 2021.