Even when it’s not about Google, it’s about Google. There are rumors that News Corporation is considering selling exclusive search engine rights for News Corporation media (Wall Street Journal, New York Posts, Times of London, etc.) to Microsoft’s Bing search engine. Murdoch has claimed Google and other search engines effectively steal New Corporation stories.
It seems like single move like this wouldn’t really benefit anyone other than Microsoft, but if the discussions are true, they indicate a troubling road ahead for access and ease of use in the internet.
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