State AGs Posts

European Commission, AGs Have Final Word, Not FTC

Friday, January 4th, 2013

As the dust settles after the Federal Trade Commission’s disappointing announcement of its settlement with Google, it is clear that the FTC will not have the last word in determining whether Google’s practices are illegal, and whether the company will have to change them. Google is expected to make a formal, detailed proposal to the Read more »

FairSearch: FTC Settlement Not the Last Word, Premature

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

The following is a statement from FairSearch: The FTC’s decision to close its investigation with only voluntary commitments from Google is disappointing and premature, coming just weeks before the company is expected to make a formal and detailed proposal to resolve the four abuses of dominance identified by the European Commission, first among them biased Read more »

Congress Focuses on Google-ITA Software

Monday, September 20th, 2010

It’s old news that over 30 state AGs and the Department of Justice are investigating Google’s conduct.  But last Thursday, Congress joined the conversation.  The House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy heard testimony on Google, Apple and other companies’ roles in the “evolving digital marketplace.” Tnooz commented that “Google has been on Read more »