Italy's antitrust chief has warned of an impending Google publishing monopoly. Giovanni Pitruzzella urged the lower house of parliament to extend antitrust laws to Internet media companies, like Google, who are now competing with publishing houses.
Having worked for the law firm representing ITA - the travel software company Google is seeking to purchase - Christine Varney, the U.S. Justice Department's top antitrust official, recused herself from the proceedings. Companies wo... Read Post
European antitrust chiefs are offering Google a chance to end the 18-month investigation into alleged monopoly abuses by the company. U.S. senators say the deal is a positive step forward in addressing the concerns they also have wi... Read Post