Skip to comments.US eyes Google antitrust settlement: reports
Posted on 12/18/2012 2:27:42 AM PST by Olog-hai
US regulators are likely to conclude a lengthy antitrust probe of Googles dominance of Internet searches with a voluntary settlement, news reports said Monday.
The Wall Street Journal said Google was likely to agree to a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission that calls for unspecified changes in how it handles search queries, but would stop short of signing a consent decree that could be enforced by a court.
The Washington Post also reported that a settlement was likely this week, saying it would fall well short of what Googles rivals had sought.
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Why, whenever a company becomes successful through customer choice, does the government want to tear it down?
If people want to use other search engines, they are available. It’s not like it’s possible for Google to have a monopoly.
Fed shakedown. “I’d be a shame if your little store cought fire”.