FTC To Monitor Google's Business Practices

Originally published on June 24, 2011 7:08 am
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NPR's business news starts with a watchdogs going after Google.

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INSKEEP: Bare with me, here. Let me just do a quick Google search for Google...

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INSKEEP: According to The Wall Street Journal, the Federal Trade Commission will soon launch a formal anti-trust investigation. And several states reportedly want to launch their own probes. As Google expands into new ventures, critics complain it's abusing its dominant position in the search market and unfairly ranking other businesses' websites. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.