Google Rivals Are Readying An Antitrust Assault in D.C.

Posted in: Government & Policy at 21/09/2011 14:02

Three Internet companies -- Nextag Inc., Yelp Inc. and Expedia Inc. -- are gearing up to attack Google Inc. on Capitol Hill, claiming the company is taking new profits for itself by unfairly punishing them on its search engine.

In a preview of Wednesday's Senate antitrust hearing on whether Google abuses its dominance on the Web, representatives of the sites -- which help people search for information on consumer goods, local businesses and airline flights -- said in interviews this week that Google has increasingly sought to drive people who use its search engine to its own specialized sites that compete with theirs.

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