Getty Images signs an image licensing deal with Google, signaling a truce after filing an antitrust lawsuit against Google in the EU in April 2016 (Chris O’Brien/VentureBeat)

Chris O’Brien / VentureBeat: Getty Images signs an image licensing deal with Google, signaling a truce after filing an antitrust lawsuit against Google in the

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Germany’s antitrust regulator opening probe into online advertising industry as concerns arise over dominance of Google and Facebook and use of consumer data (Reuters)

Reuters: Germany’s antitrust regulator opening probe into online advertising industry as concerns arise over dominance of Google and Facebook and use of consumer data  — 

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Big tech dominance is prompting calls for rethinking of decades old US antitrust laws focusing on consumer protection, like EU’s start with €2.4B Google fine (Nitasha Tiku/Wired)

Nitasha Tiku / Wired: Big tech dominance is prompting calls for rethinking of decades old US antitrust laws focusing on consumer protection, like EU’s start

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Google says it will retain domain opt-out and AdWords API tools policies after its voluntary pledges from 2013’s antitrust agreement with FTC expire Wednesday (Barry Schwartz/Search Engine Land)

Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Google says it will retain domain opt-out and AdWords API tools policies after its voluntary pledges from 2013’s antitrust

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Yandex and Uber receive approval from national antitrust regulator to merge their ride sharing businesses in Russia; merger expected to close in January 2018 (Ilya Khrennikov/Bloomberg)

Ilya Khrennikov / Bloomberg: Yandex and Uber receive approval from national antitrust regulator to merge their ride sharing businesses in Russia; merger expected to close

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Profile of Makan Delrahim, the DoJ’s antitrust chief, confirmed on Sept. 27, who is leading the lawsuit against AT&T over its proposed merger with Time Warner (Brent Kendall/Wall Street Journal)

Brent Kendall / Wall Street Journal: Profile of Makan Delrahim, the DoJ’s antitrust chief, confirmed on Sept. 27, who is leading the lawsuit against AT&T

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