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  1. 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. We believe in enforcement of existing laws to prevent anticompetitive behavior...

  2. Google's ITA Deal Clears Final Hurdle

    That consent agreement includes requirements that Google continue to license the ITA flight information software to other companies, including competing sites (such as Bing, which uses ITA for its flight data), and that Google allow government...

  3. S. Korean Companies Claim Google's Android Blocking Competing Search Apps

    The two companies alleging anti-competitive behavior are NHN Corp.operator of Naver, South Korea's most popular search engine, and Daum Communications Corp. The owners of South Korea's largest search engines have filed complaints against Google...

  4. Senator Kohl Hops on the Google Antitrust Gravy Train

    You let it be known that you are going to hold hearings into 'issues' relating to XYZ company's 'anti-trust' position. The powerful position Google occupies in the general search arena creates myriad opportunities for anticompetitive behavior.

  5. Google "Confident" On Potential In-Depth EU Antitrust Inquiry

    The EU is taking anti-competitive allegations regarding the search industry with great attention but Google said it is "confident" is has a "good case" after EU competition commissioner Joaquim Almunia stated that he is "looking at the allegations...

  6. Searching Via Internet Explorer 7 & The Battle To Be The Default Search Engine

    It's hardly anti-competitive. If you enable them both, then you get back to the behavior where at least Google will give you a notification. It's uncertain to me that the search box in the "chrome" is going to make that much of a difference, but...