As Potential Federal Probes Loom, Google Faces Smaller Antitrust Suits

It's being hit by a smattering of lawsuits taking aim at its ad stack

Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai may soon face questions from some of the highest authorities in the U.S. Getty Images

A suit filed this week in a San Jose district court alleges Google violated the Clayton Act by leveraging its market power to charge inflated prices for digital ads.

@EthanYWu Ethan Wu reports on ad tech and programmatic advertising. He is a senior at Cornell University studying economics.