Doesn’t the FTC Have Anything Better to Do Than Go After Google?
It’s actually surprising that the FTC has taken this long to move against Google. Eric Schmidt has repeatedly pointed out that Google’s growth and influence make it a target for regulators and the EU certainly hasn’t been shy about going after the company. This isn’t to say that the FTC should take action against Google. On the contrary. The FTC’s evidence is sketchy and, in particular, the idea that Google is using its search dominance to hurt competitors is just so touchy-feely that it feels silly. When you dominate a market because