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Google CEO Larry Page met with FTC to discuss antitrust investigation

Earlier this month, we learned that if Google does not agree to settle with the FTC over alleged abuses, it would be forced to face a formal complaint from the organization.

Bloomberg reported this afternoon that Google CEO Larry Page met with FTC officials today to discuss the investigation and to persuade them that the folks in Mountain View haven’t broken any antitrust laws. The report also added that settlement talks have been ongoing for roughly a week.

The FTC has looked into Google for alleged abuses regarding its large reach over the Internet for roughly two years. FTC Chairman Jonathan Leibowitz is requesting Google make an offer and “won’t accept a resolution short of a consent decree.”

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