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Deputy assistant director of FTC Bureau of Competition hired by Microsoft

 |  March 1, 2012

Microsoft has hired Randall Long, deputy assistant director of the Bureau of Competition at the FTC. Long is expected to start his new position as a director of regulatory affairs in late March. While at the FTC, Long led investigations into Google’s acquisitions of DoubleClick and AdMob; speculations have circulated that Long’s hire is motivated by his in-depth experience of the FTC’s dealing of Google.

Source: Wall Street Journal


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