FTC Is Inspecting Schmidt’s Google/Apple Board Membership

Since I mentioned it in my story this week on Google’s Capitol Hill lobbying efforts, I figured I’d make note of the fact that Google has confirmed that the Federal Trade Commission is looking into antitrust issues surrounding CEO Eric Schmidt’s participation on Google’s and Apple’s boards. As reported by CNET, “Google does not believe Schmidt’s role on Apple’s board presents a problem, and encourages company members to participate on boards.”

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