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  1. Google Under Fire Again for Providing Easy Access to Prescription Drugs

    You may remember the 2011 debacle when Google paid $500 million to avoid criminal prosecution by the Department of Justice for profiting from ads by Canadian pharmacies illegally selling prescription and non-prescription drugs.

  2. Google Engages in Misleading, Deceptive Conduct with AdWords: Australian Court

    Department of Justice over pharma ads used to sell prescription drugs illegally to American citizens. Justice Peter Jacobson overturned the lower court’s decision and found that Google “engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in four cases.

  3. Will Yahoo Torch its Search Deal With Microsoft, Outsource Search to Google?

    This attracted the attention of the Department of Justice, and Google pulled out of the deal later that year over broader antitrust concerns and fear of being labeled a “monopolist”. Less than a year later, Microsoft and Yahoo struck a 10-year...

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

    CEO Rich Skrenta noted that the products Apple has brought to market have done far more damage to Microsoft than the Department of Justice lawsuit they faced in the 1990s. Their latest Droid phone ad even plays with the attitude of them taking over.

  5. 50 Most Memorable Moments in Search for 2008

    It seems the team over in Mountain View wasn't up for a battle with the Department of Justice and nixed the deal just an hour before the suit was served. Google launches Ad Planner, a media planning and buying aid for media buyers.