Linked by Mohit Ranka on Thu 17th May 2007 15:07 UTC
Google A recent Google acquisition of DoubleClick for a whopping USD 3.1 billion has turned many heads. The recent past certainly does not fit into Google's traditional non-aggressive attitude towards acquisitions for monopoly in the market. DoubleClick Inc., a spearhead in ad-serving, is only one of many companies acquired by Google. A comprehensive list can be seen here. Beside Google's acquisitions, this article will also explore some changes in Google's philosophy and potential threats to web community.
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RE[2]: too late
by irbis on Thu 17th May 2007 19:33 UTC in reply to "RE: too late"
irbis
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2005-07-08

"When the American government came knocking for user's data - both Yahoo and Microsoft handed it over without batting an eyelid. Google refused, and took it to court."

Good point, and congrats to Google.
But why didn't they also care for the democratic rights of the Chinese people to get access to free and critical information too?

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