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.
Thread beginning with comment 396040
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[2]: Rubbish
by tomcat on Tue 24th Nov 2009 00:44 UTC in reply to "RE: Rubbish"
Member since:

News Corp. knows how to use robot.txt. They want Google to index their websites, but they want them to pay for the privilege of showing the results.

Bingo! You nailed it.

Reply Parent Score: 2