FairSearch: "It would be better to do nothing than to accept Google’s proposals" to the European Commission

The following is a statement from Thomas Vinje, counsel to FairSearch Europe on Google’s proposal to settle the European Commission’s investigation into concerns the Commission has expressed that Google may be in violation of EU competition laws. Statement by Thomas … Continued

FairSearch Principles for Evaluating Remedies to Google's Antitrust Violations

The members of FairSearch have often been asked, what remedies are our members seeking to resolve the harms that result from Google’s anti-competitive search and business practices. Enforcing existing competition laws in the online context is vital to fostering greater … Continued

WSJ Op-Ed: Nextag CEO Jeffrey Katz "Google Has Become a Brand Killer"

Today’s Wall Street Journal published an op-ed from Nextag CEO Jeffrey Katz titled “Google’s Monopoly and Internet Freedom.” In it, Katz outlines how Google has been abusing its monopoly power to charge higher prices for preferred search rankings, distorting the … Continued