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U.S.: Congressman threatens to lessen FTC’s power if it interferes with Google’s business

 |  October 16, 2012

Representative Jared Polis, a democrat from Colorado, has warned the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) not to hurt Google’s business, or else “he would step in and reduce the agency’s power.” The FTC’s probe is looking into whether or not Google is using its dominance in the advertisement market to hurt rival competitors. Polis said, “Google provides an important advertising tool for small businesses and it should not be penalized for being successful, particularly in the highly competitive tech industry.”

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