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Google: The FTC Will Have An Uphill Battle Proving Illegal Activity (Part 1)

Posted in Antitrust and Competition Policy, FTC

The FTC is apparently considering suing Google for unlawful monopolization.  Based on press reports it seems that the FTC’s argument is that, in reporting search results, Google gives preference to services it owns or operates over the services of others, and that this preference violates Section 5 of the FTC Act.  Some examples of Google “services”… Continue Reading