A Santa Monica, Calif.-based consumer
watchdog group called, er, “Consumer Watchdog” intends to ask the U.S.
Justice Department tomorrow during a press conference to investigate and
take antitrust action against Google. The action they’re calling for
includes breaking up the company into “baby Googs.”
The group is concerned about Google’s privacy policies, and the
favoring of Google online services in Google search results, among other
A lawyer named Gary Reback will reportedly be involved in the
announcement. You may know him as the attorney to headed antitrust
action against Microsoft years ago.
What do you think? Is it time for the government to investigate
Google for antitrust violations?