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Google and Antitrust

Apparently months ago, Google filed a formal antitrust complaint against Microsoft for their LiveSearch software- claiming that it has an uncompetitive nature being that it cant be turned off.

Is this really reasonable? I mean, Mac OS X has been doing the same thing for years, and Google doesnt even make money off of Desktop Search- so why are they filing lawsuits for other companies implicating the same technology?

This is where I think companies go too far: you can own your own technology, but once its out there other people are gonna use it. So they shouldnt guard their software from competition like this: especially if theyre only going after one company.



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