All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘FairSearch’
As previously reported, Judge Denny Chin rejected a Google Books settlement proposal, which would have enabled Google to scan, digitize, and distribute millions of in copyright, but out-of-print books. Chin concluded in a court document, “In the end, I conclude that the ASA is not fair, adequate, and reasonable.” Believe it or not, the FairSearch Coalition agrees. The organization sent …
President Obama appointed General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt as chairman of the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
Having worked with Immelt in the past, Ballmer apparently wanted the world to know where he stands. He released the following statement on the Official Microsoft blog:
Update: Adam Kovacevich, Google Sr. Manager, Global Communications and Public Affairs offered us the following statement:
Whether you agree or disagree with its cause, FairSearch, the organization that exists for the sole purpose of stopping Google’s acquisition of ITA Software, deserves credit for its resolve. Today, FairSearch addressed letters to every member of Congress, asking them to contact the Department of Justice.
Neither Google nor the FairSearch coalition is close to backing down when it comes to the search giant’s proposed acquisition of ITA Software. Today, Google attempted to highlight an analyst’s comments in support of the deal, and FairSearch fired right back by stressing the same analyst’s doubts.
Google’s $700 million acquisition of ITA Software has just hit another obstacle. Several high-profile travel companies have banded together to form "the FairSearch.org coalition" and ask the U.S. Department of Justice to challenge the deal.