TITLE

Behavioral Economics, Internet Search, and Antitrust

AUTHOR(S)
CANDEUB, ADAM
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
I/S: A Journal of Law & Policy for the Information Society;Winter2014, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p407
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on investigations conducted by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in antitrust suits filed against the Internet company Google Inc. The FTC investigation of Google focused on Google's strategy and market position regarding its 12.5 billion dollar acquisition of cellphone company Motorola Inc. in 2012; advertising campaigns on Google's AdWords platform; and Google's search algorithm that reportedly skewed results towards Google websites and advertisers.
ACCESSION #
95540589

 

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