Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 17th Jul 2013 17:11 UTC
Google "Google must do more to allay concerns that it is blocking competitors in web search results, the EU's antitrust chief said on Wednesday, after rivals criticized concessions it has offered as being inadequate."
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RE[2]: Funny
by Soulbender on Fri 19th Jul 2013 01:15 UTC in reply to "RE: Funny"
Soulbender
Member since:
2005-08-18

Google forced advertisers to use its advertising services


Uh, how would they force anyone to use their services?

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RE[3]: Funny
by avgalen on Sat 20th Jul 2013 10:38 in reply to "RE[2]: Funny"
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2010-09-23

The didn't force just anyone. They forced advertisers that were already advertising with them to use their advertising services.

Similar to Microsoft telling Dell "you cannot sell Linux"

These are not my words, but they are the conclusion of the EU

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RE[4]: Funny
by Soulbender on Sat 20th Jul 2013 12:35 in reply to "RE[3]: Funny"
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

They forced advertisers that were already advertising with them to use their advertising services.


So they forced the advertisers to use the Google product that they were already ...uh..using.
Yeah, that's not crazy at all.

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