The US Federal Trade Commission has expanded its antitrust review into Google's proposed $750m acquisition of the mobile advertising outfit known as AdMob. Google announced the news this afternoon with a blog post. "This week, we received what's called a 'second request,' which means that the FTC is asking for more information …
"an obvious compliment to Google's search ad biz"
Compliment? Or Complement? Because they're very different words, as I hope the author realises.
As for the rest, I hope Google, at some point, gets hammered to the wall for anti-competitive practices. But this is the USA, which loves anti-competitive practices, damn-near dies in ecstasy any time an American corporation manages to develop a "monopoly", and does everything to protect these business rather than tearing them apart as it should be doing.
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