Antitrust Group Says DOJ's Google-ITA Deal Has Holes

Law360, New York (April 14, 2011, 4:00 PM EDT) -- Google Inc.’s settlement with U.S. antitrust regulators over its $700 million acquisition of flight information software company ITA Software Inc. does little to address the risk the deal poses to competition over the long haul, an antitrust group suggested Thursday.

The American Antitrust Institute said the remedies proposed by the U.S. Department of Justice may not effectively prevent the deal from impacting quality, innovation and consumer choice in the flight search services market, particularly since the conditions on the deal will only remain in effect for...
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