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The Wall Street Journal reports that the company is "resisting efforts to surrender emails, text messages and other documents sought by state investigators," who are studying the company for potential anticompetitive behavior.
A spokesperson told the Journal that Google is concerned confidential information could be exposed to rivals. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, meanwhile, said about Google: "Every indication right now is they don't believe that they're clean because they don't act in any way like they are."