did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Mehta. The search and advertising company has called the lawsuit itself "deeply flawed," adding that people "use Google
because they choose to - not because they're forced to or because they can't find alternatives."
The federal lawsuit that was filed on Tuesday marks a rare moment of agreement between the Trump administration and progressive Democrats. US Senator Elizabeth Warren tweeted on Sept. 10, using the hashtag #BreakUpBigTech, that she wanted "swift, aggressive action."
Still, coming just days before the US presidential election, the filing's timing could be seen as a political gesture since it fulfills a promise made by President Donald Trump to his supporters to hold certain companies
to account for allegedly stifling conservative voices.
Republican lawmakers have sought, without explaining how, to use antitrust laws to compel Big Tech to stop these alleged limitations.
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