Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp Australia calls for breakup of Google

Hong Kong (CNN Business)Rupert Murdoch’s Australian media company is calling for the breakup of Google, saying the US tech company wields too much power over news outlets and online advertisers. Google (GOOGL) has created an ecosystem where it can track people’s online behavior through a suite of products it owns, collecting a trove of user data that gives it an unfair advantage over competitors, according to News Corp Australia. Breaking up that ecosystem will “create a competitive market for search engines, mobile operating systems, internet browsers (and) the supply of digital advertising,” the company said. News Corp said any solution “must be bold,” because Google has a track record of “avoiding and undermining regulatory initiatives and ignoring private contractual arrangements.” …