Google responds to FTC's antitrust investigation

On Thursday it was revealed that the US federal government, via its Federal Trade Commission, was going to start an investigation to see if Internet company Google was violating antitrust laws. Today, Google responded to the FTC's probe of its company via a post on its official blog site by Amit Singhal, the head of Google's core ranking team. After admitting it had received an official notice from the FTC about their investigation, Singhal wrote, "We respect the FTC’s process and will be working with them (as we have with other agencies) over the coming months to answer questions about Google and our services."

The FTC's probe seems to be centered on Google's ad businesses. In Google's response. Singhal admits, "It’s still unclear exactly what the FTC’s concerns are, but we’re clear about where we stand. Since the beginning, we have been guided by the idea that, if we focus on the user, all else will follow." He also goes over several bullet points to prove that Google's tries to make its user experience easy to navigate. It also tries to prove that the company reveals a lot of info about the data it generates to the public and also says that its paid ads can always be distinguished from Google's regular search results.  In conclusion Singhal writes, "These are the principles that guide us, and we know they’ll stand up to scrutiny. We’re committed to giving you choices, ensuring that businesses can grow and create jobs, and, ultimately, fostering an Internet that benefits us all."

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There was also this case in Neowin forums, which I also witnessed, of a Download IE9 ad on a Google Search page.
But when you click on the link it took you to Download Chrome page.
It obviously couldn't be an error on Google's behalf.

DerekMorgan said,
So you're saying they play fair by pushing Chrome over IE?
Fair??
What are you talking about? It was an advertisement which said that this is a 'Microsoft IE9 Download' page. But when you clicked on the link, it took you to 'Google Chrome's Download' page.
Click to see the full size image, and you'll know what am I talking about.( http://www.neowin.net/forum/to...chrome/page__pid__593618358 )

FMH said,
Fair??
What are you talking about? It was an advertisement which said that this is a 'Microsoft IE9 Download' page. But when you clicked on the link, it took you to 'Google Chrome's Download' page.
Click to see the full size image, and you'll know what am I talking about.( http://www.neowin.net/forum/to...chrome/page__pid__593618358 )

Exactly what I'm saying, the first result points to google, or thus pushing their solution.

DerekMorgan said,

Exactly what I'm saying, the first result points to google, or thus pushing their solution.

I see that you've made several posts in 'Jokes and Funny Stuff', and I think you are trying to tick me off, isn't it?
Or you just didn't get it. Just look at the advertisement on top of the results. The title says its for IE9, but the link 'says and actually takes' you to Download Chrome webpage.

All corporations should be treated equally, and you, Google, are not a special boy.

If they can do antitrust investigations at Microsoft, Intel, and some other places, you should expect the same to be done at your place too.