Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday May 23, 2013

Google May Face Antitrust Inquiry - Again

I'll bet that, if you add up all the money Google has spent fighting this stuff, the search giant would probably have saved money by just pleading guilty the first time around (guilty or not). wink

FTC investigators are examining whether Google is using its position in U.S. display ads -- a $17.7 billion industry that includes the sale of banner ads on websites -- to push companies to use more of its other services, a practice that can be illegal under antitrust laws, the people said. Google has been drawing regulatory scrutiny around the world as it bolsters its market share of digital advertising.