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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. '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...

  4. 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...

  5. The Web's Wild West Days Are Gone

    Rick Boucher (D-Virginia), the chairman of the House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, are pushing for greater regulation and the implementation of more aggressive opt-in policies. The antitrust discussions about Google's monopolistic...

  6. SearchDay | Charity Events: Search With a Cause

    In a letter to Assistant Attorney General Thomas Barnett, Kohl, Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust urges: Recognizing the nascent and fast-changing nature of this marketplace, we . Today's Top Story:

  7. Senator Kohl Wants Oversight of Google-Yahoo Deal

    In a letter to Assistant Attorney General Thomas Barnett, Kohl, Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust urges: Even should you conclude at present that this deal is not contrary to antitrust law, the Department must be sure that this...

  8. 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: The consequences for advertisers and consumers could be far-reaching and warrant careful...

  9. Senate Subcommittee Cautions FTC on Google-DoubleClick Acquisition

    According to ClickZ News, the heads of the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights sent a letter yesterday to FTC Chairperson Deborah Platt Majoras urging her to examine the competition questions raised by the deal.