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: I'm happy
by Soulbender on Fri 18th May 2007 03:47 UTC in reply to "I'm happy"
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"with Google as long as they continue to provide their services to casual users for free,"

This is awesome reasoning. Really. Hey, as long as I can get stuff for free I really dont care what's going on.
I guess we'd all be living under the jackboot heel by now if Hitler had only had sense enough to give stuff away for free.

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