A PYMNTS Company

Google probe continues as FTC sends requests to eBay, Yelp

 |  May 21, 2012

The FTC has sent civil investigative demands–requests akin to subpoenas–to eBay, Yelp, NexTag, and TheFind, according to sources. The requests seek examples of how Google may be favoring its own services by discriminating against competitors in its search results. The FTC is also investigating if Google is selling prime ad space to the websites’ rivals on search result pages.

Full content: Bloomberg Businessweek


Related contentThe Microsoft Case and Google (Stephen Houck, Menaker & Herrmann)


Want more news? Subscribe to CPI’s free daily newsletter for more headlines and updates on antitrust developments around the world.