Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Europe Backs Google Bid to Acquire DoubleClick - New York Times

Interesting times...

Approval of the Google-DoubleClick deal could strengthen Microsoft’s argument that it should be allowed to buy Yahoo, were it to succeed in its battle with that company, analysts said.

“E.U. and U.S. antitrust regulators have also perversely set the stage for Microsoft’s goal of acquiring Yahoo, furthering more concentration of control in the new-media sector,” Jeff Chester, executive director of the Center for Digital Democracy in Washington, said in a statement.

Europe Backs Google Bid to Acquire DoubleClick - New York Times

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