U.S. judge Amit Mehta said at a hearing on Friday that the U.S. Department of justice’s antitrust lawsuit against Google will probably not be heard until the end of 2023. Both the prosecution and the defense believe that it is likely that the case will not open until the above time. Mehta set September 12, 2023 as the tentative date for the trial of the case. < / P > < p > the proposed timetable means that the antitrust litigation between Google and the US government will last for a long time. Google and the U.S. attorney general are currently facing three lawsuits, some of which are likely to be tried by the U.S. attorney general. In other words, the U.S. government’s review of Google’s business is likely to last several years, and it will take a long time for the court to order any possible changes. In the short term, this is good news for Google investors because they don’t have to worry that the company may soon need to make structural changes, such as divestiture of key business units, which will damage the company’s value. But it also means that in the next few years, Google will be distracted by having to deal with lawsuits, so it may be reluctant to enter new business areas and make large-scale acquisitions. < / P > < p > at a previous hearing, Mehta said he hoped to move the case forward quickly. But judging from the proposed timetable, even if the proceedings proceed relatively quickly, it may take several years. A lawyer at the Department of justice estimated that the trial could last 10 to 12 weeks, but a lawyer for Google said he expected the trial to take much shorter. Metta said he had set a time frame of five and a half weeks “more or less” for the trial proceedings in the case. [image] Google secretly tests 6GHz networks in 17 states of the United States

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