Google faces FTC competition investigation - report

Friday 24 June 2011 | 09:11 CET | News
The US Federal Trade Commission is set to launch a formal investigation into whether Google abused its dominant position in the online search market. People familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal that the FTC has been informally questioning the company and industry players for several months already and will issue within days civil subpoenas to launch the formal probe. The investigation is expected to include whether Google searches unfairly steer users to the company's own network of services at the expense of rival providers. Some companies complain about the way that Google

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