Justice Department Probing Google-Yahoo Ad Deal

The Justice Department’s antitrust division has begun issuing civil subpoenas as it probes further into whether a planned Google-Yahoo partnership in search advertising is anticompetitive, a person close to a company that received a subpoena confirmed. The subpoenas are being issued not only to Google and Yahoo, but also to Microsoft, an Internet search rival, and other companies including advertisers and media companies, said the person, who asked not to be identified because he was not authorized to speak.

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