Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd Nov 2009 14:58 UTC
In the News It is no secret that Microsoft is doing whatever it can to eat away at Google's immense market share of the search market, with Bing being its most ambitious effort yet. Well, it seems the battle just got a whole lot dirtier, as The Financial Times has uncovered news that Microsoft has approached several news content providers, offering them money if they "de-index" their sites from Google.
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RE[5]: Buisness in the US
by tomcat on Tue 24th Nov 2009 18:43 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Buisness in the US"
tomcat
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What is worse for Microsoft, the more news sources that it pays to remove themselves from Google, the more it costs Microsoft, and the better off are those news sources that get all the hits because they stick with Google.


LOL. Yeah, let's see how far it gets them when they can't just repost AP, NewsCorp, content because they've become walled gardens.

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