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Last Ditch Efforts to Halt New Google Privacy Policy

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Even as users remain ignorantly blissful, last-ditch efforts continue to prevent Google’s new privacy policy from being implemented this Thursday, March 1. French regulators call the policy unlawful while privacy group EPIC continues its fight. Even as users remain ignorantly blissful, last-ditch efforts continue to prevent Google’s new privacy policy from being implemented this Thursday, March 1. French regulators call the policy unlawful while privacy group EPIC continues its fight. 0 Comments

The Google/Microsoft Comparison: Industry Reaction to Antitrust Debate

Is Google Becoming Microsoft circa 1998

We reached out to search engines and marketers for their thoughts on Google Search Plus Your World, particularly on whether Google may be paving their own way to an FTC antitrust investigation. Also, are the Google/Microsoft comparisons fair? We reached out to search engines and marketers for their thoughts on Google Search Plus Your World, particularly on whether Google may be paving their own way to an FTC antitrust investigation. Also, are the Google/Microsoft comparisons fair? 0 Comments

Brand Google+ Pages Showing up in Search Results (SERPs)

Google Plus in SERPs

Many of the world’s most well known brands have created a Google+ Page as the majority now have a presence according to BrightEdge. However, the total number of fans among the top 100 brands Google+ Page totals just 222,000 combined. Many of the world’s most well known brands have created a Google+ Page as the majority now have a presence according to BrightEdge. However, the total number of fans among the top 100 brands Google+ Page totals just 222,000 combined. 0 Comments

US Senators Ask FTC to Launch Formal Anti-trust Investigation into Google

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Senators Herb Kohl and Mike Lee have written to the FTC (PDF) about their fears that Google could be abusing its dominant position in the market, or could do so in the future, asking the FTC to launch a formal anti-trust investigation into Google. Senators Herb Kohl and Mike Lee have written to the FTC (PDF) about their fears that Google could be abusing its dominant position in the market, or could do so in the future, asking the FTC to launch a formal anti-trust investigation into Google. 0 Comments