Antitrust

  • Google suspected of breaking Canada's antitrust laws 14-12-2013 02:54 PM

    San Francisco: Government regulators in Canada are poised to open a formal investigation into whether Google is abusing its dominance of the Internet search market to stifle competition and drive up digital advertising prices. Canada's Competition Bureau indicated in a filing made in an Ottawa federal court earlier this week...
  • Google faces antitrust probes in India, Europe, 3 other jurisdictions 31-10-2013 11:12 AM

    Washington: Internet major Google is facing probes by fair trade regulators in India, Europe and three other jurisdictions for alleged anti-competitive practices. Competition authorities in Argentina, Brazil and Taiwan have also opened investigations into certain aspects of Google's business, according to the company. Fair trade watchdogs have the mandate to...
  • Apple hit with US injunction in ebooks antitrust case 07-09-2013 12:05 PM

    New York: A US judge who found Apple conspired to fix ebook prices imposed new restrictions on the iPad maker on Friday, limiting its agreements with publishers. US District Judge Denise Cote in New York also said she would appoint an external monitor to review Apple's antitrust compliance policies, procedures...
  • Google should not be accused of unfair acts: Lawmakers 20-11-2012 11:41 AM

    Washington: Two lawmakers urged the Federal Trade Commission on Monday to steer clear of expanding its authority as it investigates allegations search engine company Google violated antitrust law. The two California Democrats in the House of Representatives, who count Google as a major campaign contributor, asked the FTC not to...
  • EU probing if Google dominates Internet search 17-09-2011 01:39 PM

    Brussels: EU regulators are still undecided whether Google dominates in Internet search and if it has abused rivals in breach of competition rules, the EU's antitrust chief said on Friday. The European Commission opened an investigation into Google in November last year after rivals, including Microsoft, accused the company of...
  • Will rivals do to Google what Facebook did to MySpace? 19-07-2011 12:10 PM

    Toronto: Will rival research engines do to Google what Facebook did to MySpace? That's possible after US antitrust regulators last month started investigations against the search engine for abusing its dominant market position, say experts. The US action is the second antitrust investigation against the search engine after the EU...