Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to
Posted in: Government & Policy at 20/06/2019 15:37
Shareholder activists on Wednesday urged Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world’s biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces.
Alphabet employees, community organizers and human rights activists gather for a rally after an annual shareholder meeting outside of the Google Cloud computing unit's headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, U.S., June 19, 2019. REUTERS/Dave Paresh Ê
SumOfUs, a U.S.-based group that aims to curb the growing power of corporations, presented the proposal at Alphabet’s annual shareholder meeting at an auditorium at the company’s offices in Sunnyvale, California.