trinorthlighting - 4:38 am on Mar 11, 2011 (gmt 0) [edited by: tedster at 9:11 pm (utc) on Mar 11, 2011]
Google's dominance in Internet search are among the issues the Senate's leading legislator on antitrust issues plans to scrutinize in the months ahead.
Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) specifically called out Google as a potential cause for concern. The senator in December urged the Justice Department to conduct a "careful review" of the search giant's attempted acquisition of travel search software firm ITA.
"In recent years, the dominance over Internet search of the world's largest search engine, Google, has increased and Google has increasingly sought to acquire e-commerce sites in myriad businesses," Kohl said in a news release.
Read more: [politico.com...]
Conduct a "careful review" of the search giant's attempted acquisition of travel search software firm ITA.
Closely examine allegations raised by e-commerce websites that compete with Google that they are being treated unfairly in search ranking
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[edited by: tedster at 9:11 pm (utc) on Mar 11, 2011]