Google spent nearly $10 million on lobbying in 2021, a sharp increase from the prior year as lawmakers on Capitol Hill proposed a flurry of antitrust bills, according to a Bloomberg report that cited the company’s lobbying disclosures. The Alphabet-owned company and other tech giants, including Amazon and Apple, have tried to beat back policy attempts to stop them from allegedly giving...
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