Correction July 7 at 7:42 a.m. PDT: This article misstated the name of Jonathan Gleklen's law firm. It is Arnold & Porter.
Nobody, least of all Yahoo and Google, doubted that the two companies' search-advertising deal would escape any antitrust scrutiny.
But now some details are starting to emerge about just what form the Justice Department's investigation of the Yahoo-Google deal will take. The agency is expected to send civil investigative demands, or CIDs, within the next week not just to the two Internet powers, but also to competitors, advertisers, and potential partners.
At this stage, … Read more