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: microsoft and google
by tomcat on Tue 24th Nov 2009 00:45 UTC in reply to "microsoft and google"
tomcat
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2006-01-06

but i wonder, is this legal?


Yeah, it is. Provided that NewsCorp doesn't hold a monopoly on news content -- and if Microsoft doesn't have a monopoly on search engines. Which neither has.

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