Consumer Watchdog fails to increase Google fine

Google is facing the biggest fine ever imposed by the Federal Communications Commission, a massive $22.5 million.

Google more than doubles lobbying spend

Google's laying out more money on lobbying the US government than Apple, Facebook and Microsoft combined.

Google facing criticism over relationship with US government, privacy

Don’t be evil. Google claims that’s their company motto but consumer and taxpayer advocacy group, Consumer Watchdog has accused the Internet giant of committing misdeeds last week.

Creepy anti-Google ad screened in Times Square

Consumer Watchdog has stepped up its campaign against Google, taking out a massive ad in Times Square to mock CEO Eric Schmidt.

Google acquires mobile ad group Admob, critics cry foul

Google today announced that its acquisition of leading mobile advertising firm Admob has been approved by the Federal Trade Commission, but some opponents of the deal disapprove of the FTC decision.

Consumer Watchdog asks DoJ to break up Google

An independent consumer group will today call on the Department of Justice to consider breaking Google up because of uncompetitive practices.