Department Of Justice Probes Deal Between Google, Yahoo

July 7, 2008

The U.S. Department of Justice is currently working to carry out their antitrust investigation into the partnership between Google and Yahoo....Boston (ChattahBox) – The U.S. Department of Justice is currently working to carry out their antitrust investigation into the partnership between Google and Yahoo.

Yahoo and Google announced a deal back on June 12 which will have Yahoo using Google advertisements within their search query results.

The deal will last for four-years and will net Yahoo around $800 million in revenue each year.

The Washington Post reported that the Department of Justice opened up the probe on June 16, 4 days after the partnership was announced..

Google and Yahoo announced that they will not implement the deal until the DoJ approves it after a review.


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