Google has been sued again on antitrust allegations, this time by more than 30 US states, for abusing its market power to rearrange search results to squeeze out competition.

According to the legal complaint, Google methodically buried competitor sites and services in its own search results — despite these competitors paying Google for advertising services — and, at the same time, prominently displayed its own competing reviews or services. This prevented companies from creating specialised services that could have challenged Google’s search engine, the complaint said.

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