Google antitrust lawsuit, Paranormal investigators

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Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson with a bipartisan group of state attorneys general speaks to reporters in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo

A tech writer explains the antitrust lawsuit against Google and its monopoly on search engines. Then, a Wisconsin sociology professor shares his research into why paranormal investigators hunt for ghosts

Featured in this Show

  • How Google's monopoly on search affects you

    The U.S. Department of Justice and multiple states are in an ongoing case against Google, alleging that the company illegally gained a monopoly on the search industry by excluding competitors. We talk to an industry expert on the case and his thoughts on how Google’s 90 percent share of the search market has deteriorated the quality of their product.

  • What our fascination with paranormal activity teaches us about ourselves and our culture

    The community of paranormal investigators is dedicated to finding evidence of supernatural or other-worldly activity. A Wisconsin professor shares his research into how ghost hunters conduct their work and what meaning they derive from it.

Episode Credits

  • Shereen Siewert Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Cory Doctorow Guest
  • Marc Eaton Guest

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