Google defended its ad business against accusations of antitrust concerns — but its competitors say the tech giant doesn’t play fairly

Google published a 500-word blog post defending its $136.8 billion advertising business after Reuters posted an article outlining antitrust and monopoly concerns surrounding the tech giant. “To suggest that the ad tech sector is lacking competition is simply not true,” Sissie Hsiao, Google’s VP of product management, wrote in the post. Google cited research that advertisers and publishers use a handful of tech partners to power their advertising businesses. Competitors shot back, though,

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