How the FTC Screwed Up the Google Investigation (and Screwed You In the…

The FTC's reported closing of its Google search bias investigation, with no real enforceable settlement mechanism, and a special new self-enforcement antitrust precedent apparently only available to Google, raises serious questions about the integrity of the FTC's law enforcement process and whether the FTC accords… » 1/03/13 2:29pm 1/03/13 2:29pm

CT Attorney General Investigating Apple and Amazon Over eBook Pricing

Citing "potentially anticompetitive ebook deals," Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is investigating the relationship between Apple, Amazon and publishers. Blumenthal claims Apple and Amazon have struck exclusive deals with publishers that would block smaller ebook distributors from offering better… » 8/02/10 3:59pm 8/02/10 3:59pm

EU Antitrust Lands Intel with Three New Charges

The EU antitrust investigation into Intel's business practices has just got a little nastier for Intel. Three new charges are being leveled against the chip manufacturer, including charges that Intel paid a leading European retailer to sell only PCs powered by Intel, and also paid a "leading" OEM to delay the launch… » 7/18/08 4:56am 7/18/08 4:56am