Experts Remain Wary of Google-Yahoo Pact

Law360, New York (October 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As federal regulators continue to look over the proposed joint venture between Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc., many experts outside the deal cannot seem to shake their suspicions that the partnership could put a strain on competition in the online advertising market.

Experts said the companies’ leading positions in online search advertising and the high stakes for the U.S. economy to remain competitive in the Internet arena indicate that Google and Yahoo face an uphill battle to show the U.S. Department of Justice that the partnership...
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