FTC Eyes Google-DoubleClick Union

Law360, New York (May 29, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Google Inc.'s $3.1 billion marriage proposal to Internet advertising company DoubleClick Inc. has come under regulatory fire, with antitrust authorities asking the companies for more information about the union a little more than a month after the deal was announced.

The Federal Trade Commission on Friday notified Google that it has issued a second request for information about the planned deal, a Google spokesperson confirmed Tuesday.

“We are confident that upon further review the FTC will conclude that this acquisition poses no risk to competition and...
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