The US Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Antitrust conducts hearings in an abuse of dominance investigation on the web search industry (Google)

Google Antitrust Hearing: 5 Takeaways* While yesterday’s Senate antitrust hearing on Google practices may have been more about spectacle than action, it was an opportunity to gain insights into the mindset of Google and the government officials that may seek to intervene in their operations. To anyone that follows the search industry, most of the questions and answers went about as one would expect, but there were a handful of interesting bits that emerged. This is no doubt a murky and multifaceted issue, but there were a few specific points I wanted to touch on: Little Discussion of Advertising Regular readers of this blog are probably most concerned about potential changes to Google’s AdWords system. To the credit of the Senators on the subcommittee, there was little in the way of

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Mark Ballard, The US Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Antitrust conducts hearings in an abuse of dominance investigation on the web search industry (Google), 21 September 2011, e-Competitions September 2011, Art. N° 40817

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