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  1. EU Commissioner Hints at YouTube Probe After Google Investigation

    The Google investigation has been going on since 2011, with the European Commission (EC) rejecting multiple proposals for search concessions from Google. The European competition commissioner Joaquín Almunia has suggested that when he completes his...

  2. Here's What Google's Labeled Search Results Could Look Like in Europe

    The European Commission is now seeking feedback on Google's cosmetic search result changes that aim to settle a years-long antitrust investigation. The EC also revealed some images illustrating what Google's results could soon look like.

  3. Scroogled Rises: Microsoft Back on Attack as Google Faces New Antitrust Complaint

    This complaint adds to Microsoft's regulatory attacks on Google, which is already under investigation in Europe for allegedly "anticompetitive" search practices that FairSearch claims gives Google's shopping and travel businesses unfair advantages...

  4. Google Submits Response to EC Antitrust Regulators

    Google has submitted a response to the European Commission (EC) over its anti-competitive business concerns, Reuters reported. After the conclusion of the FTC investigation, Google voluntarily made changes to some of its practices, including how it...

  5. FTC to Drop Vertical Search Antitrust Case Against Google? No Consumer Harm Found

    Ben Hammer, a spokesperson with industry advocacy group FairSearch.org, said the FTC need only to look at recent comments from European Commission vice chairman Joaquin to see that Google's search results are hurting the industry.

  6. 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...

  7. Last Ditch Efforts to Halt New Google Privacy Policy

    Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin from the Commission Nationale de L'informatique et Des Libertes (CNIL), which is leading the Article 29 Working Party's investigation into Google's changes, said Google’s new privacy policies don’t conform to European laws.

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

    ICO Investigation in UK Over Google's Browser Privacy Claims Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, and AOL are on board with a new White House “Do Not Track” technology plan that will give more control to users and more power to the Federal Trade Commission.