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  1. Google Told to Fix 4 Areas in Search, Advertising to End Antitrust Inquiry

    European antitrust chiefs are offering Google a chance to end the 18-month investigation into alleged monopoly abuses by the company. The EC has the power to fine firms as much as 10 percent of their annual revenues, if they are found to have...

  2. Volunia Search Engine: A 'Radical New View' of Search

    Do you think they can make a dent in Google's practical monopoly? The Volunia site is currently seeking applicants for "power user" positions. These power users would be granted early beta access and direct lines of communication to developers.

  3. SEMPO Tells Government: Don't Censor Search Engines

    They would gain an even greater margin, coming even closer to true monopoly. In much the same way that Rockefeller undersold competitors only to jump the prices to extreme highs once the competition had closed their doors, Google would have...

  4. SEO Your Website For Foreign Languages in Your Domestic Market

    It also means that you may be the only company in your sector that is making itself available to a niche market of e-consumers, ensuring you a veritable monopoly! Indeed, 89 percent of Hispanic Americans speak Spanish at home, not English, and they...

  5. FTC Realizes 'Do Not Track' Too Complicated For Quick Decision

    I am concerned that some firms with a monopoly or near-monopoly on a relevant market may use do-not-track mechanisms to cripple competitors from constraining their power. But we need to know: 1.whether any of those firms enjoy monopoly or near...

  6. Founder Berners-Lee Sees Social Media Corrupting His Intent For The Web

    Another "related danger is that one social-networking site--or one search engine or one browser--gets so big that it becomes a monopoly, which tends to limit innovation". An important line exists between that action and using the same power to...

  7. Obstacles in the UK power market

    The consultation document voiced concerns over the monopoly of the large energy companies currently dominating market share in the UK power market, discouraging the entrance of smaller power companies and therefore preventing the growth of a...

  8. Is TechCrunch Calling For Search Regulations or Running Test of Social Media, Link Building?

    Okay, TechCrunch publishes an anonymous article calling for the regulation of SEO and SEM aimed squarely at the monopoly that is Google. Like Guy Kawasaki and Jason Calacanis, he recognizes the power of Twitter and has jumped on it as a new source...

  9. Social Media Madness - The Final Four

    Key wins: With more than 30 million users representing 150 industries, they have a virtual monopoly on the professional networking field. Just like with DMOZ a few years back, the people who have earned editor status have too much power and they...

  10. The End of the Beginning

    Of course, having a monopoly isn't illegal; using it to stifle competition is. We've been tossing around the monopoly phrasing in search for quite some time now and it was nice to get an affirmation from Christine A.

  11. Launch Google Freedom Now

    Google monopoly or Google utopia? How much power should Google have? Do you think Google has too much power? Sure, you can argue that Google has too much power, or that new technologies are prevented from entering the market because Google has too...