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Google Anti-Competitive Practices

Discussion in 'Business & Tax Advice' started by steelballs, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. steelballs

    steelballs BANNED BANNED

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    Google Anti-Competitive Practices
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    ? How Google promotes its own services over others in search results

    ? ?Scrapes? content from other websites

    ? Engages in anti-competitive advertising agreement

    ? Restricts advertisers from moving campaigns to rival advertising platforms.

    More info here?
    http://www.fairsearch.org/content-scraping/fairsearch-european-commission-us-have-the-evidence-time-to-act-is-now/

    Post more here?
     
  2. garrido

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    canĀ“t belive it.....
     
  3. cash202

    cash202 Elite Member Premium Member

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    Just look who founded and funded this "fair" search. Microsoft, Oracle, Nokia, akhem...
     
  4. gullsinn

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    Google is just a data scraper nothing else (mm)
     
  5. unclemike

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    Google is Anti competitive indeed. And good ol Mat Cutts is heading the project even further.
     
  6. Ste Fishkin

    Ste Fishkin "I'm watching you.." - Apricot Jr. VIP Premium Member UnGagged Attendee

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    So?......
     
  7. mickyfu

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    Search for search engine in Google.
     
  8. namepimp

    namepimp Regular Member Premium Member

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    LOL. That is like searching for facebook in yahoo... hehe
     
  9. Lithin

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    Can't say I'm surprised.
     
  10. wannabie

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    To be fair, if I would have thought of Google first then I would have done the same
     
  11. directaxcess

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    Huge dilemma here, if I owned a search engine, would I rank my OWN services higher than that of others? Definitely.
     
  12. mickyfu

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    Me too, I would like one person on here to come forward who promotes someone else's services on their own website higher than they do theirs.