Thursday June 23, 2011

FTC to Serve Google With Subpoenas in Broad Antitrust Probe

According to the Wall Street Journal, the Federal Trade Commission will be serving Google with subpoenas in a broad antitrust probe. Stupid broads, always getting you in trouble.

The new FTC investigation, by contrast, will examine fundamental issues relating to Google's core search-advertising business, which still accounts for the majority of its revenue. Those issues include whether Googleآ—which accounts for around two-thirds of Internet searches in the U.S. and more abroadآ—unfairly channels users to its own growing network of services at the expense of rivals'.