Google Releases Detailed Court Document Discussing DOJ Trial, Highlighting Search Quality Improvements and Addressing Monopoly Claims

Google has recently made available a detailed court document for its much-talked-about DOJ trial which features a host of different insights. This includes how the company’s search quality is getting better with time.

There are also mentions of how Microsoft’s Bing faced issues linked to the quality of its search that arose in the past.

This was published across the X app by Greg Sterling who mentioned in bold terms of Google is very open about boasting of its great default search and how the quality keeps getting better. This is in stark comparison to how some reports added more details about it getting degraded.

It was mentioned throughout the document but we must highlight a few clauses that did catch our attention from that very same document seen online.

There was undisputed proof of how it contradicted all assertions about Google wielding its monopoly behavior by reducing the quality of its search and its respective ads to that seen by other arch-rivals in the industry.

Plaintiffs were witnessed acknowledging how Google today happens to offer the greatest quality in terms of general search engines present in America and it’s been like that since before the times Plaintiffs claimed it violated a major section of the document.

The document says that over the 25 years of being called a search engine, Google continued to serve innovation and continues to strive toward the best offerings in the world of search. Each year, it rolls out new goals to enhance search quality as was displayed through its IS scores recently, the document mentioned.

Meanwhile, in the starting paragraphs, we saw the search engine giant mention how such innovations continue to better search quality and power a giant rise regarding search output. But this would not come at any cost to the consumers involved, it added.

The evidence spoke about how Google offers the best quality in terms of search and is the world’s most popular option when it comes to searching across the US and it also has the greatest general search monetization options for ads today.
The company’s decision to keep its features preserved continues to have the most positive effect regarding search quality and also offers some settings that can be customized to better reflect the users’ preferences regarding privacy online. It’s a sensible business judgment that’s consistent with the overall marketplace of today.

This is not a downfall linked to product quality that showcases monopoly power, the search engine giant mentioned in the document. Similarly, the search giant also spoke about how barriers linked to entry aren’t major and they continue to fall at a rapid pace.

We do feel it’s quite an interesting read and in case you do have time this weekend, you should give it a go. Here’s the link and we’d love to hear how you feel about on social media with our mention.

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