Fished In? Microsoft Lures Google To Antitrust Doom

More to the Yahoo deal than meets the eye?

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One publication opined Microsoft’s offer for Yahoo may be a way to draw Google’s business to the attention of antitrust authorities.

Does Steve Ballmer dream of a day when US District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly has Eric Schmidt and Google under her watchful eye instead of Microsoft?

Interesting idea, as posed by The Economist. Microsoft can push the whole Yahoo proposal as far as possible, to the point where the FTC and the EU initiate a closer look at search advertising and market forces.

“By responding on February 4th to Microsoft

Fished In? Microsoft Lures Google To Antitrust Doom
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  • http://www.somelifeblog.com Ken Hanscom

    It’s going to be a fun next couple of years watching these companies slug it out.

  • http://www.flowersbypost.com Flowers by Post

    Google are already the monopoly in the market.

    Even if Microsoft did puchase Yahoo, Google would STILL be the monopoly.

    Its funny.

  • http://www.crbuses.com used buses

    My opinion is that Google is simple too tough, and MSN simply has an inferior search engine. Their results are very shaky most of the time, and often have very little authority. google has found a way to blend a mix of authority websites with websites that have fresh new content.

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