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FTC Expands Google Antitrust Probe: Source

U.S. regulators looking at whether Google manipulates its search results to favor its own products have expanded the probe to include Google+, the search giant's new social networking tool, a source familiar with the probe said on Friday.

FTC expands Google antitrust probe: source

U.S. regulators looking at whether Google manipulates its search results to favor its own products have expanded the probe to include Google+, the search giant's new social networking tool, a source familiar with the probe said on Friday.

FTC Expands Antitrust Probe to Encompass Google+: Source

U.S. regulators looking at whether Google Inc. manipulates its search results to favor its own products have expanded the probe to include Google+, the search giant's new social-networking tool, a source familiar with the probe said on Friday.

Lawmaker Calls for FTC Probe into Carrier IQ

U.S. Representative Edward Markey on Friday asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether software maker Carrier IQ violated millions of mobile phone users' privacy rights.

Lawmaker calls for FTC probe into Carrier IQ

U.S. Representative Edward Markey on Friday asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether software maker Carrier IQ violated millions of mobile phone users' privacy rights.

Facebook settles privacy case with FTC

Facebook will be required to get user consent for certain changes to privacy settings as part of a settlement of federal charges that it deceived consumers and forced them to share more personal information than they intended.

Facebook Settles Privacy Case with FTC

Facebook will be required to get user consent for certain changes to privacy settings as part of a settlement of federal charges that it deceived consumers and forced them to share more personal information than they intended.

FTC proposes kids' online privacy rule update

A proposed update of the U.S. online privacy rule for children would revise definitions of personal information and beef up parental consent mechanisms to reflect technological changes.

Google's Crime: Great Services Offered Free!

The Federal Trade Commission has finally got Google chairman Eric Schmidt to testify in September in a hearing that will address fundamental questions of business operations (of Google) rather than merely legal issues. The federal regulators will investigate into the allegations that the Internet giant has abused its dominance in Web-search advertising.

FTC reviewing Twitter: reports

The Federal Trade Commission is reviewing social networking company Twitter and its dealings with at least one company that makes software designed to interact with the service, according to media reports.

FTC reviewing Twitter: reports

The Federal Trade Commission is reviewing social networking company Twitter and its dealings with at least one company that makes software designed to interact with the service, according to media reports.

Does Google Abuse Its Search Dominance?

The FTC has launched a probe into Google's practices. The Wall Street Journal reported that the probe had to do with the way Google ranked its own services on its search engine.

FTC Probes If Google Abuses Search Dominance

Google confirmed on Friday that the Federal Trade Commission is looking into its practices. Although the exact nature of the civil probe isn't clarified yet, the WSJ reported that the FTC is seeking to find out if Google search unfairly places its own services higher on search queries or charges them less for search advertising.

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