Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Has Google Succumbed to Monopolistic Practices? - Technology Review

A timely Google reality check

When you control 85% of the search market, deciding to put your own services at the top of your search rankings, no matter their popularity or pagerank -- what's known as hard-coding, as opposed to "unbiased" algorithmic search results -- constitutes monopolistic practices. A straightforward analysis of Google's search results conducted by Ben Edelman, a professor at Harvard Business School, suggests this is exactly what the search giant is doing.

Has Google Succumbed to Monopolistic Practices? - Technology Review

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