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Google EU Antitrust Concessions Called 'Insufficient'

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Although it was widely thought that Google's three-year long antitrust review in relation to the firm blocking its rivals in search results was coming to an end, it seems not. EU regulators say Google must offer more and improved concessions. Although it was widely thought that Google's three-year long antitrust review in relation to the firm blocking its rivals in search results was coming to an end, it seems not. EU regulators say Google must offer more and improved concessions. 0 Comments

Google Facing U.S. Antitrust Probe Over Display Ad Sales

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is on the brink of launching a fresh antitrust probe into Google, over alleged misconduct over how it handles its display advertising business. The probe was spurred on by competing display advertising firms. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is on the brink of launching a fresh antitrust probe into Google, over alleged misconduct over how it handles its display advertising business. The probe was spurred on by competing display advertising firms. 0 Comments

The Google/Microsoft Comparison: Industry Reaction to Antitrust Debate

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We reached out to search engines and marketers for their thoughts on Google Search Plus Your World, particularly on whether Google may be paving their own way to an FTC antitrust investigation. Also, are the Google/Microsoft comparisons fair? We reached out to search engines and marketers for their thoughts on Google Search Plus Your World, particularly on whether Google may be paving their own way to an FTC antitrust investigation. Also, are the Google/Microsoft comparisons fair? 0 Comments

ShopCity Files Antitrust Complaint Against Google

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ShopCity – a site with SEO issues – has joined the list of companies who claim Google is unfairly demoting their content in favor of its own. In response to these alleged anti-competitive practices, ShopCity has filed a complaint with the FTC. ShopCity – a site with SEO issues – has joined the list of companies who claim Google is unfairly demoting their content in favor of its own. In response to these alleged anti-competitive practices, ShopCity has filed a complaint with the FTC. 0 Comments

Google Faces 10th European Antitrust Complaint

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Deal du Jour, a French daily deal company, has filed an antitrust complaint to the European Commission, claiming it was removed from Google’s index and blocked from using AdSense. This will be the 10th complaint to get investigated by the EC. Deal du Jour, a French daily deal company, has filed an antitrust complaint to the European Commission, claiming it was removed from Google’s index and blocked from using AdSense. This will be the 10th complaint to get investigated by the EC. 0 Comments

Report: Google EU Antitrust Expands, Up to 9 Complainants

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The European Google antitrust investigation, which has been ongoing since November 2010, is continuing to grow. According to two sources familiar with the matter, five new thus far anonymous groups have registered new complaints against Google. The European Google antitrust investigation, which has been ongoing since November 2010, is continuing to grow. According to two sources familiar with the matter, five new thus far anonymous groups have registered new complaints against Google. 0 Comments