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Google Under Scrutiny by European Commission for Alleged Antitrust Activity

Google Under Scrutiny by European Commission for Alleged Antitrust Activity November 30, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
BRUSSELS Google, the giant internet search engine, has come under the scrutiny of the European Commission (EC), which has just announced an antitrust investigation amidst allegations Google has abused its dominance in the global online search arena.
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Antitrust News: Federal Investigators Launch Probe of the Agriculture Industry

Antitrust News: Federal Investigators Launch Probe of the Agriculture Industry March 11, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Washington, DC To prevent the occurrence of financial crimes in the nation's farmlands, federal regulators have announced plans to hold hearings examining the agriculture industry's adherence to antitrust laws.
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Maine Lobster Dealers May Face Price Fixing Class Action Lawsuit

Maine Lobster Dealers May Face Price Fixing Class Action Lawsuit January 13, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Portland, ME Maine's Attorney General has announced an investigation into the Pine Tree State's lobster industry, sparking a potential price fixing class action lawsuit from local fisherman.
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Antitrust News: Is Facebook Monopolizing Social Media?

Antitrust News: Is Facebook Monopolizing Social Media? December 4, 2009. By Charles Benson.
San Jose, CA A new lawsuit may have a group of antitrust lawyers switching back to MySpace for their online interactions. Upstart inter-connectivity company Power.com has filed charges alleging that industry leader Facebook is using shady business practices to monopolize the online social networking market.
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Intel Antitrust Settlement With Rival AMD Worth $1.25 Billion

Intel Antitrust Settlement With Rival AMD Worth $1.25 Billion November 12, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Sunnyvale, CA An ongoing antitrust dispute between giant computer chip maker Intel and the smaller Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has been settled with Intel's agreement today to pay AMD $1.25 billion to settle various antitrust and patent disputes.
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New York Attorney General Launches Antitrust Action Against Intel

New York Attorney General Launches Antitrust Action Against Intel November 6, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
New York, NY The Attorney General of New York this week hit computer chip giant Intel with an antitrust lawsuit, alleging unfair marketing and business practices in an effort to shut out competitor Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). The lawsuit was launched Wednesday.
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CDR Antitrust Update: Nine-Count Indictment Against California Firm

CDR Antitrust Update: Nine-Count Indictment Against California Firm November 3, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Beverly Hills, CA The latest antitrust news involves a federal grand jury indictment against a California-based financial products company accused of allegedly rigging bids for investment and derivatives in return for kickbacks. Antitrust lawyers will most assuredly be involved in the case, although it is not known at this time if the situation will involve a price fixing class action lawsuit.
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Potential for Antitrust in Huge Proposed Airline Agreement

Potential for Antitrust in Huge Proposed Airline Agreement October 4, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC While it hasn't come down to an antitrust class action lawsuit (and it may not ever), today's antitrust news once again includes the airline industry. As reported yesterday by Bloomberg News, the European Union (EU) has forwarded antitrust complaints to American Airlines (AA), British Airways Plc (BA) and Iberia Lineas Aereas de Espana SA with regard to a proposed trans-Atlantic alliance.
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Murdoch sues Italian Prime Minister over media antitrust

Murdoch sues Italian Prime Minister over media antitrust September 21, 2009. By Charles Benson.
New York City, NY: An Italian satellite television platform filed an antitrust lawsuit on Wednesday against its competitor, Mediaset SpA.
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Antitrust Laws, and 3.79 Million Reasons to Cry Foul

Antitrust Laws, and 3.79 Million Reasons to Cry Foul September 12, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Schaumberg, IL A massive antitrust act case that may see payouts to 3.79 million class members was upheld this past Tuesday, assuring that antitrust laws have been brought to bear and antitrust policy is actively defended in this country.
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