Cramdown Part 3: War is Peace, Ignorance is Strength and Search is Neutral

The hoopla over the FTC investigation of Google frames one of the most important questions for consumers: Does Google hardwire search results? Google’s explanation for this has gone all over the map over several years.  Eric Schmidt denied that Google cooked the books in his testimony before the US Senate Antitrust Subcommittee (that the Senators did not believe); Google […]

Cramdown Part 1: Google Attemps to Use FTC “Non-Settlement” As an Antitrust Cramdown for Unrelated State Cases

This story is evolving, but Google is desperately trying to force the FTC to close–as in closed and never to return–one of the long standing investigations into Google’s more odious business practices by the end of this week. And here’s the kicker–not with a consent decree imposing terms on the rogue company, but with a “letter” […]