Microsoft Lobbyists to Fight Google-DoubleClick Deal

If it wasn't official before, we have it in writing now: Microsoft is directing at least a small fraction of its massive (by tech industry standards) lobbying shop toward Google's proposed purchase of DoubleClick. According to a recent public disclosure filing with the U.S. Senate, Redmond has retained veteran lobbyists Thomas Boggs and Kathleen Ireland, along with Antitrust Modernization Commission vice chairman and former Clinton White House attorney Jonathan Yarowsky.

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