EU Lawmakers Want Scrutiny of Google-DoubleClick Deal

In an unusual move, European lawmakers will press fiercely independent antitrust regulators next month to look at data privacy issues surrounding Google Inc.'s takeover of online ad tracker DoubleClick. The $3.1 billion deal has already spurred rivals and consumer advocates to complain about the control they say it would give Google, the world's largest search engine, over Internet advertising and personal information.

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