Does Google Harm Consumers? Bloomberg Editors Say 'Yes'

Today the Federal Trade Commission issued the disappointing decision to pass on compelling Google to end its anti-competitive search manipulation practices that favor the prominent display of its own products. Rather, the FTC and Google agreed for the search giant … Continued

FairSearch: European Commission, US Have the Evidence, Time to Act is Now

In July, news of technical talks between Google and Joaquín Almunia, vice president of the European Commission and the commissioner responsible for competition, suggested the search giant was finally willing to concede it must change its anti-competitive practices to avoid a … Continued

FTC Hires Former Justice Department Prosecutor for Google Case; Signals the Gravity of the Case Against Google

The Federal Trade Commission has hired Washington lawyer Beth Wilkinson to serve as outside counsel in its case against Google, the New York Times reports, “sending a strong signal that they are prepared to take the Internet giant to court.” … Continued

Bloomberg: U.S. Federal Trade Commission Prepping Google Investigation

Antitrust authorities at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission are preparing to investigate Google’s dominance of Internet search, Bloomberg reports, a move that FairSearch members would applaud and stand ready to assist in any way that they can. The FTC has … Continued