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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use FireFox and Adblock+
by paul.michael.bauer on Thu 17th May 2007 16:34 UTC
paul.michael.bauer
Member since:
2005-07-06

Suddenly, I don't care who owns the add space.

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RE: use FireFox and Adblock+
by BigDaddy on Thu 17th May 2007 17:57 in reply to "use FireFox and Adblock+"
BigDaddy Member since:
2006-08-10

Amen to that. Don't forget NoScript and RIP too. I had to use IE on someone else's PC and thought I went to a different website. The web sure looks different with all those ads.

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RE: use FireFox and Adblock+
by RawMustard on Fri 18th May 2007 11:28 in reply to "use FireFox and Adblock+"
RawMustard Member since:
2005-10-10

Together with NoScript and TrackMeNot, you're on a real winner ;)

Edited 2007-05-18 11:29

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