The FTC brought in a heavy-hitting litigator from Washington, Beth Wilkinson, to run the antitrustinvestigation. However, one might also argue that it’s important for the government to be open, transparent, and remain objective during an antitrust...
The Federal Trade Commission is conducting an antitrustinvestigation of Google, exploring whether the company has used its outsized search market share (around 65 percent in the U.S.to advance its own products.
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The Texas attorney general leading an antitrustinvestigation of Google wants to know how Google determines the prices for its AdWords paid search advertising program and how sites are ranked in Google's search results.
An antitrustinvestigation initiated by Italian newspaper publishers who cried foul over lost advertising revenue when their headlines were pulled from Google's main search results after they opted out of Google's News results, has ended.
As part of its antitrustinvestigation, which is mainly due to complaints by businesses with ties to Microsoft, the EC has sent out a pair of questionnaires to advertisers and vertical search providers.
Antitrust complaints were originally filed by three companies -- U.K.price comparison site Foundem (partly funded by Microsoft), French legal search engine ejustice.fr, and Microsoft's Ciao by Bing in February.
FTC approves Google's acquisition of DoubleClickThe FTC's investigation focused on antitrust issues, and in its clearance opinion released today, explicitly rejected any current or potential competition concerns.