Jan 18, 2010

Top lawyer Sanford Litvack recruited as US mulls Google antitrust suit

The US Justice Department has hired one of America's best-known litigators, former Walt Disney vice chairman Sanford Litvack, for a possible antitrust challenge to Google's growing power in advertising, the Wall Street Journal reports.

His hiring is the strongest signal yet that the US is preparing to take court action against Google and its search-advertising deal with Yahoo, the WSJ claims.

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