Google Acknowledges FTC Antitrust Probe

Law360, New York (June 24, 2011, 5:45 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. confirmed Friday that the core of its business was under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission but underscored that its competitors in the world of Internet searches were “only one click away.”

Google has received a subpoena and notice from the FTC saying the agency would be conducting a civil investigation into its business practices, including its search and advertising operations, the company said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The investigation first came to light in a Wall Street...
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