Monthly Archives: July 2015

Study By Former FTC Advisor Tim Wu Claims Google Local Search Results Violate Competition Laws

June 29, 2015

The Wall Street Journal reports researchers from Columbia Law School and Harvard University Business School claim Google is degrading its search results by delivering self-promoted content over results based on relevancy.

Sponsored by Yelp, a complainant listed in the EU’s antitrust case against Google, the study was conducted by former FTC advisor Tim Wu from Columbia Law School and Harvard Business School’s Michael Luca.
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