Senate Gets Into GoogleClick Review

It's not just the FTC and privacy advocates like EPIC and USPIRG anymore. Google's proposed acquisition of DoubleClick will be subject to a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee review next week, according to a WSJ Washington Wire blog post. It seems that Google's new in-house political lobbying team couldn't have come at a better time.

David Utter expands on this issue in the WSJ post, listing possible attendees to the meeting, including execs from Microsoft and Yahoo -- and notes a curious connection between Google's new Gadget Ads and DoubleClick's DART already in the works.

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