DOJ vs. Anonymous: Who’s Tricking Who?

With Anonymous’ #OpMegaUpload in full swing, it’s time to ask ourselves an important question: Who actually has the upper hand in this “battle” – the U.S. Government or Anonymous? You’re probably aware that the DOJ delivered a blow on Thursday…

Feds To Get Access To WikiLeaks Twitter Accounts

A recent ruling grants the United States Justice Department access to the Twitter accounts of certain WikiLeaks associates, which indicates this much: If you are at odds with the United States government, especially over the aspect of leaking sensitive documents,…

AT&T Responds To DOJ Smackdown

Even though AT&T has already been broken up once before by the United States government for monopolistic business practices, apparently, the company motto is “try, try again.” The proposed T-Mobile acquisition serves as proof of AT&T’s goals. If the merger…

Did Google CEO Larry Page Just Avoid Criminal Prosecution?

Last week, it was revealed that Google had to forfeit $500 million for allowing Canadian pharmacies to target US consumers. One such pharmacy tells WebProNews and Google that the U.S. government is taking a “morally wrong” approach with its fine.…

Google: Here’s Who Doesn’t Think We’re Anticompetitive

The DoJ has been scrutinizing Google’s proposed acquisition of ad optimization firm AdMeld for over a month, and has now requested further information from Google. Google has put out a response to this via its Public Policy blog, which basically…

Google ITA Deal – FairSearch Coalition’s Response

When the announcement came out regarding the Department of Justice’s approval of Google’s acquisition of ITA Software (with certain stipulations), we included a brief statement from FairSearch on the subject. FairSearch is an organization made up mainly of travel sites,…

Google ITA Software Acquisition Gets DoJ Approval

The U.S. Department of Justice has approved Google’s acquisition of ITA Software, which provides a solution for flight information used by numerous travel sites, and has been the subject of a great deal of controversy related to competition. There are…

Rumor Points To More Problems For Google-ITA Deal

Don’t call your stockbroker or even place an informal bet just yet.  The latest info on the proposed Google-Fairsearch deal represents a rumor twice over.  Still, a report’s indicated that the Department of Justice might decide to step in and stop the acquisition.

FairSearch Asks Congress, DOJ To Challenge Google-ITA Deal

Whether you agree or disagree with its cause, FairSearch, the organization that exists for the sole purpose of stopping Google’s acquisition of ITA Software, deserves credit for its resolve.  Today, FairSearch addressed letters to every member of Congress, asking them to contact the Department of Justice.

Travel Firms Band Together Against Google-ITA Deal

Google’s $700 million acquisition of ITA Software has just hit another obstacle.  Several high-profile travel companies have banded together to form "the FairSearch.org coalition" and ask the U.S. Department of Justice to challenge the deal.