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Senator Questions FTC's Antitrust Investigation Of Google

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), chairman of the Senate Judiciary's Antitrust Subcommittee, says he will examine whether the White House wrongly influenced the Federal Trade Commission's 2011-2012 antitrust investigation of Google, the Verge reports. Lee's move is the latest fallout from recent revelations that some FTC staff members wanted the agency to prosecute Google for allegedly leveraging its market power in search to harm Yelp, TripAdvisor and other review sites.

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