Searching For Answers – FTC to Take a Look at Google

According to many news reports, The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has finalized its plans to ramp up an ongoing investigation into search engine giant Google. The Commission has some antitrust concerns surrounding Google’s search engine rankings and advertisements. The Wall Street Journal broke the story Thursday morning. According to the report, the FTC investigation will […]

PC Magazine: ACI Quoted on Potential Congressional Subpoena of Google Execs

The June 22, 2011 PC Magazine article by  Chloe Albanesius (“Congress, Google Clash Over Schmidt, Page Appearance”) includes the following excerpt: Several groups were all in favor of the subcommittee using a subpoena. “What are Page and Schmidt afraid of? What do they have to hide? Congress should use its subpoena power to determine whether […]

ACI Statement Regarding the Announcement of 37 States to Investigate Google

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Statement Regarding the Announcement of 37 States to Investigate Google’s Street View Snooping                                                   Washington, DC (July 22, 2010) – The following is a statement by Steve Pociask, president of the American Consumer Institute: “Today, 37 state Attorneys General spanning the country announced they were joining forces to launch a […]