Survey: Most Americans oppose regs for Google, Bing

Search regulations, for instance, could force Google to continue linking to mapping services other than its own maps applications when users search for directions. 

The survey found that government workers are about three times as likely to see a need for a regulation compared to those in the private sector.

The company's position is that this question is an editorial decision that should stay outside the hands of regulators. Google has stated that it does not hide competitors' websites. 

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chose not to regulate search when it made net neutrality rules. Many argued such rules fell outside the purview of the net neutrality issue. 

Net neutrality regulations address how phone and cable companies — and not search engines — treat Internet traffic. 

Read the survey here.