Patrick Lynch Posts

Patrick Lynch in the Providence Journal: “Google’s practices warrant closer look”

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Patrick Lynch, past president of the National Association of Attorneys General and former AG of Rhode Island, recently wrote an op-ed in the Providence Journal on Google’s business practices, which Lynch writes are “creepy” and show the company’s “disregard for consumers and our nation’s laws.” Lynch outlined the recent cases and fines Google has faced, Read more »

State Attorneys General Are in a Fight with Google to Ensure Fair Business Practices – Patrick Lynch

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Patrick Lynch, former president of the National Association of Attorneys General, made the case in a Saturday Cleveland Plain Dealer guest column that “a bipartisan consensus is growing among top state law enforcement officials that Google’s business and privacy practices merit closer scrutiny out of concern for consumers’ welfare.” Lynch wrote that instead of responding Read more »

Austin American-Statesman: Lynch: States should protect consumers from Google’s abuse of power online

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Former Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick Lynch writes a must-read op-ed in today’s Austin American-Statesman, in which he urges his former colleagues “on the front lines of consumer protection” to take a close look at Google’s abuse of power online: Protecting consumers, especially from abuses on the Internet, is a primary responsibility of today’s Attorney Read more »