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AG to Subpoena Google on Links to Illegal Drug Sites


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Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says he will issue subpoenas to Google for business records and documents for content related to the illegal online sale of drugs without prescriptions, and called on his colleagues to do the same. The Associated … Continued


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European Commission, AGs Have Final Word, Not FTC


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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 … Continued


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Google Messing With Texas, and Everyone Else


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Google is yet again stonewalling law enforcement and government officials who are asking for more information about serious allegations that its business practices violate antitrust and consumer protection laws. In June, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott sued Google in state … Continued


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Abbott to Google: Don't Mess with Texas


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Big news out of the Texas Attorney General’s office today.  According to MLex, Texas AG Greg Abbott is suing Google in state court saying that the company has “failed to fully comply with earlier investigative subpoenas to produce documents around … Continued


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Oklahoma AG Considers Google Probe; Cites Concern for Consumers and Competition


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According to Bloomberg, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is considering a probe of Google’s search dominance and its effect on consumers and competition. Specifically, Pruitt highlighted concern over Google’s “practices and dominance of Internet searches as well as their treatment … Continued


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Video: Gary Reback on the Google-ITA Deal


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Bloomberg West broadcasted an interview with attorney Gary Reback, a co-founder of the Open Book Alliance, in which he discusses the Justice Department’s investigation into the ITA deal, regulatory investigations into Google by European competition authorities and state attorneys general … Continued