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U.S.: Sources say Google to offer concessions, could walk away without repercussions from FTC

 |  December 17, 2012

According to reports, Google is in a position to end a longstanding antitrust suit with the Federal Trade Commission thanks to an alleged letter offering voluntary concessions that would alter how the search giant reprints rivals’ content as well as how Google allows its advertisers to compare ad data to its competitors. Two sources have said that the letter offering concessions would potentially end the investigation without any legal enforcement being taken up against Google. If the case were to end without any repercussions for Google, analysts say it would be a disappointing result for major competitors like Microsoft who claim Google abuses its dominance.

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