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ProSiebenSat.1: Google’s Search Platform Reduces Choice to Zero


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The following is a guest blog post by Heiko Zysk, Vice President and Head of European Affairs of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, a German media company. Zysk spoke on Wednesday in Washington, DC at a FairSearch panel on the European Commission’s investigation … Continued


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No Reason for FTC to Rush Decision Before Google Proposal to EC


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As the FTC returns to business in the New Year, it’s important to remember that reports indicate that the European Commission is expecting a detailed, formal offer from Google this month to resolve its investigation of Google’s anti-competitive search practices. … Continued


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NYT: "Pressure Grows on Europe to Act Against Google"


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The New York Times reports that as EU antitrust investigators are preparing final recommendations in the European Commission’s case against Google, consumers groups continue to voice their concern. The director general of the European Consumers’ Organization (which includes consumer groups … Continued


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Announcing the Launch of FairSearchEurope.org


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Since FairSearch.org launched in October 2010, we’ve highlighted the important role that fair competition in online search plays in promoting economic growth, innovation and choice across the Internet ecosystem. When dominant companies abuse their market power to advantage their own … Continued


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Why Europe Shouldn’t Trust Google


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Over the course of the last few years, Google has become the focus of antitrust investigations around the world. From South Korea to the European Commission to the United States, international regulators are working to determine whether Google has abused … Continued