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September 2012 Policy Study, Number 12-10

   

The Federal Trade Commission’s Investigation of Google

by Dan Oliver* and Don Racheter

    Executive Summary
    Introduction
    Google Incentives
    Who is complaining about Google?
    The Law does not Support a Case Against Google
    Two Types of Claims
    The Monopolization Claim
    The Power of Change
    The Unfairness Claim
    Boldly Going
    Remedies: Poison by Government
    Conclusion
    Endnotes
   

 

* Oliver is a consultant to Google, though his views are his own, and should not be ascribed to Google.

 

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