Sens. Urge FTC To Follow EU's Antitrust Lead On Google

Law360, New York (May 22, 2012, 4:37 PM EDT) -- Sens. Herb Kohl, D-Wis., and Mike Lee, R-Utah, urged the Federal Trade Commission to follow the European Union's footsteps and pursue Google Inc.'s "problematic practices" as at least one specialized search engine confirmed Tuesday that the FTC had contacted it as part of the agency's antitrust investigation.

The lawmakers, the chair and ranking member of the Senate subcommittee on antitrust, competition policy and consumer rights, applauded the European Commission's announcement outlining its concerns that the way Google treats rival specialized search engines and pulls content from...
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