Saturday, March 08, 2008

Concerns Linger over Google-DoubleClick

Concerns Linger over Google-DoubleClick

EU regulators appear likely to approve Google's takeover unconditionally, but digital privacy advocates remain firmly opposed.
A €2 billion takeover by US-based search engine giant Google, of online advertising firm Double Click, is likely to be approved unconditionally by European antitrust regulators, according to three people close to the case.

Normally in such cases, the European Commission sends the given firms a list of formal objections with at least eight weeks' notice before a deadline in order to give the companies enough time to respond.

From Internet Marketing and Online Annonsering

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