FTC moving closer to Google antitrust case
One of those things famously released on a Friday, late in the day in hopes no one notices over the weekend, and on Monday, the PR flacks can call it "old news"...
Exclusive: FTC moving closer to Google antitrust case - sources - CNBC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The majority of top decision-makers at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission believe that an antitrust case should be brought against Google Inc <GOOG.O>, meaning the search giant could soon be headed into tough negotiations, three people familiar with the matter said.
Four of the FTC commissioners have become convinced after more than a year of investigation that Google illegally used its dominance of the search market to hurt its rivals, while one commissioner is skeptical, the sources said.