@hneidig: Yelp accuses Google of violating FTC settlement

Yelp is accusing Google of violating a 2012 settlement with the Federal Trade Commission in which the internet search giant agreed to stop passing off third-party content as its own. Luther Lowe, Yelp’s vice president of public policy, sent a letter to acting FTC Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen on Monday saying that Google has been scraping […]

“Change Congress” or the Triumph of Cronyism? Should Google Lobbyists be Radioactive?

Has the FTC’s bungling of its investigations of Google established the perception of corruption in the company’s dealings?  If that perception becomes common, Google only has itself to blame–when it comes to the Googleplex on the Potomac (formerly known as Washington, DC), they bought it and they take ownership of all of the implications of […]