Formal complaint against pay for play search engines filed with FTC

More on the pay for play search engine mess in this article in Online Journalism Review. Commercial Alert, a 3-year-old consumer organization in Portland, Ore., founded by Ralph Nader, filed a formal complaint with the Federal Trade Commission last week, charging that eight of the major search engines were "inserting advertisements in search engine results without clear and conspicuous disclosure that the ads are ads."