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  1. Google Faces New Mobile Search Monopoly Antitrust Lawsuit

    It's clear that Google has not achieved this monopoly through offering a better search engine, but through its strategic, anti-competitive placement, and it doesn't take a forensic economist to see that this is evidence of market manipulation...

  2. Here's What Google's Labeled Search Results Could Look Like in Europe

    So far, Foundem CEO Shivaun Raff wasn't very impressed, telling the Telegraph it's a "half-hearted attempt to dilute [Google's] anti-competitive effects. Without robust guidelines that guarantee the placement, depth, prominence, and relevance of...

  3. Google Submits Response to EC Antitrust Regulators

    Google has submitted a response to the European Commission (EC) over its anti-competitive business concerns, Reuters reported. Any settlement must include explicit acceptance by Google of its dominance and that it has damaged European businesses...

  4. Is Google Trust Being Scroogled?

    The group put out its remedies "to resolve the harms that result from Google’s anti-competitive search and business practices" just a week before the Scroogled campaign. Microsoft this week, during the holiday season, increased the public pressure...

  5. FTC to Drop Vertical Search Antitrust Case Against Google? No Consumer Harm Found

    The question now is whether authorities will hold Google to its legal obligations or endorse its anti-competitive conduct through inaction. The members of FairSearch will view any resolution to the investigations of Google that does not permanently...

  6. Google, Mozilla Accuse Microsoft of Restricting Browser Choice in Windows 8

    The blog post from Anderson is not the first time this year that Mozilla has accused Microsoft Windows 8 of being anti-competitive. Mozilla has accused Microsoft of failing in its commitment to give Windows users a choice in browsers, a charge that...

  7. Judge Allows 'No Poaching' Lawsuit Against Google to Proceed

    The DOJ agreed to an undisclosed settlement with the seven companies for anti-competitive practices. A California judge has denied a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit from employees claiming that a group of high profile tech companies...

  8. SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

    So why is new anti-piracy legislation necessary? What Is All the Anti-Piracy Fuss About? What Is All the Anti-Piracy Fuss About? Could anti-piracy legislation be a new instrument for black hat SEO’s to commit sabotage?