Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd May 2013 22:04 UTC
Legal "Google is facing a new antitrust probe by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission into whether the company is using its leadership in the online display-advertising market to illegally curb competition, people familiar with the matter said." Sucks to be Google today, apparently.
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RE: Competition should lead to...
by darknexus on Fri 24th May 2013 13:18 UTC in reply to "Competition should lead to..."
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Google started from little if not nothing (a student MIT project) so why "competition" is asking for regulation ? Cannot compete, then litigate ?

Of course! Don't you know that one can only be successful by exploiting and trampling those who aren't? Success is evil, all must be given to the collective. </sarcasm>
This attitude is becoming prevalent in not only the people but the government in what could once be called the land of the free. In short terms: don't bother to compete, litigate or the collective will go after *you* next. If you compete, you're an evil bastard who needs to give everything to those who did not think of it themselves.
This is why *all* government protectionism must be eliminated. Patents, anti-trust, etc all need to go. Otherwise, we'll see this cycle over and over again and true innovation will be quashed beneath a mound of bureaucratic nonsense in the name of "fairness."

Edited 2013-05-24 13:21 UTC

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