Google once was seen as such a ripe target for investigation that the nation’s antitrust enforcers battled over the right to claim it as their own, as a potential high-tech pelt to be posted on the wall alongside Microsoft and AT&T. Read full article >>

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  • Google Agrees to Change Its Business Practices ...
    The FTC conducted an extensive investigation into allegations that Google had manipulated its search algorithms to harm vertical websites and unfairly promote its own competing vertical properties, a practice commonly known as “search bias.” In particular, the FTC evaluated Google’s introduction of “Universal Search” – a product that prominently displays targeted Google properties in response to specific categories of searches, such as shopping and local – to determine whether ...
    10/15/2019 - 10:22 am | View Website
  • FTC under fire for passing on Google’s search practices ...
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    The official website of the Federal Trade Commission, protecting America’s consumers for over 100 years. Cases and Proceedings: Advanced Search | Federal Trade Commission Skip navigation
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