artek - 6:05 pm on May 11, 2011 (gmt 0) [edited by: artek at 6:23 pm (utc) on May 11, 2011]
Another article headlines about it:
Google accused of driving up prices...
Is Google breaking competition laws by favouring own services in ads?
Google could face a $500million bill if a U.S. Justice Department investigation finds the internet's most powerful company breaches competition laws.
Regulators are examining whether Google unfairly manipulates its search results to favour its own services and rigs its advertising system to drive up prices.
The disclosure was made in Google's quarterly report to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
read more [dailymail.co.uk]
I think this is serious otherwise they would not set aside so much money.
[edited by: artek at 6:23 pm (utc) on May 11, 2011]