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

    The senators also called on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to step up its investigation by considering both the issues they have previously raised and those singled out by the EC to "ensure a competitive search market where consumers can...

  2. New Google Privacy Policy Combines User Data From All Google Services

    At a time when the European Commission is proposing to significantly enhance the protection of consumer privacy, Google need to be absolutely transparent about the data they capture and how it is used," Nick Pickles, director of privacy and civil...

  3. European Commission Readies 400+ Page Document on Google's Abuse of Dominance

    The European Commission (EC) will issue a 400-page document outlining its concerns with Google's alleged anti-competitive practices, according to sources at the EC. Furthermore, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt is expected to visit Joaquín...

  4. Google Antitrust Deal in Works? Schmidt Meets With Key EU Regulator

    Outgoing CEO Eric Schmidt met with Joaquin Almunia, vice president of the European Commission, during the World Economic Forum in Switzerland to discuss the ongoing EU antitrust investigation. A Google spokesperson said, "We frequently talk to...

  5. European Commission: No Discussions to Halt Google Antitrust Investigation

    Despite what you may have read elsewhere, Google and the European Commission aren't nearing a resolution on the antitrust investigation launched in the European Union in November, and Google isn't likely to change its algorithm there any time soon.

  6. Google vs. the World: A Week of Conflicts, Disputes, and Lawsuits

    Benefits of .technology to individuals, businesses and public authorities must go hand-in-hand with the necessary respect for personal data," the European Commission said. Their video focuses on how much (and why) Google will profit from this deal...

  7. FTC approves Google's acquisition of DoubleClick

    The deal is still being looked at by the European Commission, which has until April 2 to render a decision. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has formally approved Google's proposed acquisition of DoubleClick, according to an announcement by Google...