Sunday, February 28, 2010

Microsoft made blog to support regulatory body to investigate Google

Microsoft rival Google last Friday of the monopoly face expressed concern about the increasing number of investigations, saying the United States and European regulatory authorities must determine whether the behavior of Google violate the law.

Microsoft Vice President and Deputy General Counsel Dave Heiner published in the company's official website blog article said that the need to pay close attention to the world's against Google's growing business activities carried out by investigation. He pointed out that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Department of Justice and the European Commission agreed that Google in search advertising dominates: "The Government competition authorities are increasingly concerned about Google in search and online advertising's growing influence."

Google blog post last week revealed that the European Commission has on three European sites of its lawsuit filed by a preliminary question. The three European sites, there is a Microsoft's online shopping portals in Germany, the other two were British and the French parity Services website Foundem legal search engine

Microsoft and Google issued a blog post to clarify their own point of view the move shows that fierce competition from the two sides had risen to public policy level, the two companies are also lobbying the U.S. government and the European Union, hoping to adjust according to their own interests, legal and regulatory regulations. Over the years, Microsoft has been stifled because of market dominance by virtue of its competitors to become anti-monopoly goals, in December last year, Microsoft reached a settlement with the European Union, ending a long-running antitrust suit. In the United States, Microsoft is still in operation with the U.S. Department of Justice signed a settlement agreement under constraints. But now, Google is in the global anti-monopoly investigation into more than.

Microsoft said Friday in a blog article, in recent months has been with Yahoo's search deal with the U.S. Department of Justice and the European Commission had met the two regulatory bodies have approved the transaction unconditionally. Hainer said: "As expected the outside world, regulatory agencies a great deal of competition between Microsoft and Google the problem." He said, Microsoft set out a number of regulatory structure to the Google way of doing business, "Google's practices may damage the search and online advertising market, publishers, advertisers and competing interests. "

Google declined to Microsoft Friday to comment on his blog. Early last week, Google said that with the continuous increase in the size of its own, is bound to face more and more questioned. The company's senior competition counsel Julia Holtz said: "When a company is bound to grow when you face such a review, but Google has been working to ensure the adoption of technological innovation and great products to be successful, rather than by virtue of restrictions on our users or advertisers, as well as artificial barriers to entry. "

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