The Federal Trade Commission is considering launching a probe into Google's dominance of the online search market, according to a report.
But before the FTC initiates any possible antitrust investigation, the commission is waiting to see whether or not the U.S. Justice Department goes through with an antitrust lawsuit it's been muling over that would aim to stop Google's $700-million purchase of ITA Software, according to a report from Bloomberg, which cited two unnamed people "familiar with the matter.
The European Commission has launched an investigation into Google after some vertical search engines submitted formal complaints that the firm had used its dominant position to crowd out and 'disappear' their results in its index - ... Read Post
Google is being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission, the tech titan said Friday morning. But just what the FTC is investigating, Google said, isn't yet clear to the maker of both the world's leading search engine and smartp... Read Post