Number and nature of Google execs’ White House visits raise ethical questions

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Frequent meetings between Google executives and Federal Trade Commission officials are raising questions about the FTC’s 2013 decision to drop an antitrust probe against the company.

The Wall Street Journal reported this week:

As the federal government was wrapping up its antitrust investigation of Google, Inc., company executives had a flurry of meetings with top officials at the White House and Federal Trade Commission, the agency running the probe.

Around the same time that the meetings were taking place, the FTC’s bureau of competition was compiling a report recommending that the agency take Google to court for engaging in anticompetitive tactics.
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