Sen. Asks DOJ To Keep Eye On Google-Yahoo Deal

Law360, New York (October 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Just two weeks after Google Inc. announced it would not wait much longer to enact its proposed advertising partnership with Yahoo Inc., a senior senator warned Thursday that the proposed deal could lead to higher prices and cause Yahoo to fall farther.

Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.), who chairs the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary's antitrust, competition policy and consumer rights subcommittee, urged the U.S. Department of Justice in a letter to continue to monitor the Yahoo-Google deal and the industry in general and to intervene...
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