Antitrust watchdog probes Google Italy (AP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Italy’s antitrust watchdog is investigating allegations by Italian newspapers that Google Italy is discriminating against newspapers that don’t want their content linked on Google’s news site by dropping them from its search engine.

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Italy antitrust probes Google on coercion claim (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Italy’s anti-trust watchdog said on Thursday it was opening an investigation into Google’s Italian news website after local papers complained that they were forced to appear on the site (http://news.google.it).

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U.S. Probes Google?s $125 Million Book-Scanning Settlement (Bloomberg)

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

July 3 (Bloomberg) — Google Inc. ?s $125 million agreement to settle copyright issues with book publishers is being investigated by U.S. antitrust regulators.

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