The United States will sue Google, and about eight states will join it.

U.S. Justice Department sued Alhabet's 

Claims that it abused its market dominance in the field of digital advertising.


The Justice Department requested that the court order Google to sell its AdX ad exchange and the Google Ad manager suite.

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The action, which claims that Google violated antitrust laws in the process of acquiring or maintaining its dominant position.

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The government was joined in the case by eight states, including California, the location of Google's headquarters.

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The announcement caused a 1.3% drop in Google share price.

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Its revenue proportion from digital ads in the United States has been declining, down to 28.8% in 2017 from 36.7% in 2016.

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About 80% of Google's revenue comes from its advertising operations.

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