The Federal Trade Commission, Which is commonly known as FTC is all set to issue a subpoenas to Google as component of a comprehensive civil antitrust investigation into practices in Google’s search engine business, according to two people with facts of the topic.US antitrust manager have been concerned about Google’s supremacy of the Web search industry, and it has been beneath investigation by the European Commission since last November.
The June 23, 2011 report said the team of five members, planning is surrounded by days to mail the official Google demands for information, the people said. Beside this other additional companies are also to receive official requests for information regarding their contacts with Google at a later period, "Google is the topics of an antitrust investigation by administrators from the European Union, alleging that the company possibly want to be favoring its own websites in search results.
Complaints have been registered with regulators on both sides of the of the Atlantic, from various Google searches competitors who focus perpendicular to prefer price comparison websites, Which are extensively seen as a hazard to Google’s reputation as a key opening to online information.
The Senate’s antitrust subcommittee needs to grip a hearing within the next few weeks on "competition issues pertaining to Internet search" – and it needs to be a Page of Schmidt witness. The subcommittee’s leadership uttered their annoyance with Google’s proposal that Chief Legal Officer David Drummond appear in its place, in a letter sent to the two executives earlier this month,
"Google engages in anti-competitive behavior across many vertical categories of search that harms consumers by restricting the ability of other companies to compete to put the best products and services in front of Internet users, who should be allowed to pick winners and losers online not Google, "Fairsarch alleged in a statement.
The Journal revealed the FTC’s investigation can take a year or more to display, and might not result in any officiall charges. Versus Google.