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  1. EU Commissioner Hints at YouTube Probe After Google Investigation

    The European competition commissioner Joaquín Almunia has suggested that when he completes his antitrust investigation into Google, he might follow it with a YouTube study. We don't want to waste the Commission's resources on complaints that are...

  2. Will Google's Proposed Search Fixes End EU Antitrust Case?

    The search giant hopes the concessions will put an end to the EU's two-year long antitrust probe. Federal Trade Commission closed its 19-month search antitrust probe earlier this year after deciding that Google's demotion of competing websites was...

  3. Google Told to Fix 4 Areas in Search, Advertising to End Antitrust Inquiry

    The search giant also faces a similar probe in the U.S. European antitrust chiefs are offering Google a chance to end the 18-month investigation into alleged monopoly abuses by the company. Competition commissioner Joaquín Almunia said that its...

  4. Google Reveals Argentina, South Korea Investigations

    Google said that the Argentinian probe was related to its search and advertising businesses. Antitrust authorities in both the U.S.and the EU have expressed concern over the company's dominance of the search and advertising businesses.

  5. SEMPO Tells Government: Don't Censor Search Engines

    FTC's antitrust probe into Google, the search marketing organization SEMPO issues a statement to the FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz, calling for zero regulation. In response to the U.S. This article discusses both sides of the heated debate.

  6. FTC Investigating if Google Jacked Up AdWords Rates on Microsoft

    Regardless of the timing, this allegation is part of the large Google antitrust probe that began earlier this year, as the FTC is attempting to determine whether Google has abused its power and violated antitrust laws, and no doubt will take...

  7. Google FTC Antitrust Probe Rumors Emerge as ITA Verdict Nears

    Bloomberg noted that "FTC Commissioner Thomas Rosch said in an interview last month he supported a probe of the dominant players in the Internet-search industry. Federal Trade Commission antitrust investigation after the Justice Department...