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

    Consumer Watchdog is calling on the FTC to block the acquisition. Consumer Watchdog, FairSearch.org Asking for FTC Intervention Whether the FTC will heed the warnings of groups like Consumer Watchdog and FairSearch.org remains to be seen.

  2. Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Working With White House on Do No Track Browsing

    Fla.and two watchdog groups –  Consumer Watchdog and the Electronic Privacy Information Center – began pushing the FTC to investigate whether Google violated a privacy settlement the FTC signed with Google last year.

  3. FTC approves Google's acquisition of DoubleClick

    When the deal was announced, three privacy watchdog groups asked the FTC to investigate the potential implications on user privacy. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has formally approved Google's proposed acquisition of DoubleClick, according to an...

  4. Search Engines And Legal Issues

    The action came in response to a deceptive advertising complaint made last year by watchdog group Commercial Alert. A detailed look behind the cause of the complaint and the FTC's recommendations. Consumer Group Asks FTC To Investigate Search Ads...

  5. Yahoo Announces Content Acquisition Program

    That may be the case, but it's virtually certain that vocal consumer watchdog groups will have issues with Yahoo not being fully forthright about the commercial nature of these listings. While all of the major search engines have moved to clearly...

  6. Yahoo Announces Content Acquisition Program

    That may be the case, but it's virtually certain that vocal consumer watchdog groups will have issues with Yahoo not being fully forthright about the commercial nature of these listings. While all of the major search engines have moved to clearly...

  7. Search Engine Watch Top Stories of 2002

    This came in response to a complaint made last year by the watchdog group Commercial Alert. FTC Recommends Disclosure To Search Engines The Search Engine Report, July 2, 2002 http://searchenginewatch.com/sereport/02/07-ftc.html The US Federal Trade...