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Senator to FTC: You guys really should look at Google one more time

A Utah senator has written a formal letter to the Federal Trade Commission asking it to “reconsider the competitive effects of Google’s conduct in search and digital advertising.”

In a two-page document released Thursday, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) noted that, when the agency closed its previous investigation into the search giant in 2010, the FTC partly based its decision on the expectation that Apple would become a “strong mobile advertising network.” This did not pan out.

As Ars noted a year ago, Google is under renewed pressure from both the conservative and liberal ends of the political spectrum.

Not only did the FTC examine Google in 2010, it also did so in 2012. That’s when the commission’s competition unit urged a lawsuit that was ultimately overruled by the FTC’s commissioners, who voted unanimously not to pursue charges against Google.

Google did not immediately respond to Ars’ request for comment.

In particular, on Wednesday, Trump tweeted a video that claimed, incorrectly, that Google did not feature his first speech to Congress as president.  Read More

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Posted on August 31, 2018, in #business news, #congess, #politics, #social media and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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