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  1. SEMPO Appeals to FTC for Updated Search Engine Disclosure Guidelines

    We also compiled and submitted thoughtful and informative communications to the Senate and the House of Representatives concerning the proposed SOPA/PIPA legislation, and we mobilized others to do the same.

  2. Google Buys Frommer’s Travel Guides in Yet Another Contested Move as a Content Publisher

    By September 2011, Yelp was testifying against Googlein the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights. Google acquired Frommer’s brand of travel guides from Wiley s standards, it is another big indicator Google plans...

  3. Google Lobbying Spend Hits New High

    Senator Al Franken made waves a few weeks ago; as the person providing unbiased oversight in Google’s antitrust senate hearing, it was puzzling that he filmed a commercial shilling Google’s Get Your Business Online program.

  4. Google’s Legal Woes: U.S. Government, Motorola, AT&T ... Al Franken?

    The Justice Department, along with seven states, moved to stop the acquisition on the grounds that combining ATs antitrust senate hearing, is now featured in an online video promoting Google’s Get Your Business Online program.

  5. Google’s 13th Birthday: 12 Top Stories From the Past 12 Months

    Senate subcommittee on Google’s growing power. Expect to hear much more on antitrust this year. Antitrust Google is no stranger to antitrust scrutiny, but this year Google’s search dominance has been the subject of investigations in the European...

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

    While no company would request such a government investigation, we are confident that our business practices will stand up to scrutiny," according to Schmidt's written testimony submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel (as...

  7. 'The Power of Google' Senate Hearing is Must Watch TV Today

    People should be watching the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights hearing on "The Power of Google: Serving Consumers or Threatening Competition? Regardless, Google has prepared its own website, Facts about...

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

    In addition, two senators, Herb Kohl (D-Wis.and Mike Lee (R-Utah), on the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights, have announced plans to look into whether Google's competitors are being treated unfairly...

  9. Google Adds Republican Lobbyist

    The tech community knows they need people who can reach into the Republican House -- and potentially a Republican majority in the Senate in the future. Google earlier this month added Stewart Jeffries, House Judiciary Committee antitrust counsel...

  10. Yahoo Google Deal: Yahoo Adds AdWords Search Deal

    Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI), chairman of the Senate Antitrust Subcommittee, issued the following statement in response to the announcement by Google and Yahoo: Yahoo signed a new advertising deal with Google that will face antitrust scrutiny during...