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  1. 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”. Microsoft, Google in active discussions” with Google about Google...

  2. SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

    SOPA’s predecessor COICA would have allowed the Justice Department to seize domain names and order credit card and banks with U.S.operations to cease doing business with the accused sites immediately.

  3. The End of the Beginning

    As I've said once or twice before, it's only a matter of short time before Google is chopped up into little pieces by the Justice Department. Varney, President Obama's nomination to head the Justice Department's anti-trust division, when she...

  4. 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 and Yahoo! Form Search Advertising Partnership, DOJ Antitrust Lawsuit Threat Shuts Down...

  5. The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Google 2008 Review

    What was once seen as a move to stop Microsoft from buying Yahoo, has left Yahoo in even worse financial straits following the dissolving of the agreement due to pressure from the Department of Justice.