A pot calling the kettle black

February 4, 2008

A curious attack on Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Yahoo from Google. It seems petulant when you have a virtual monopoly of internet searches to get all hot up and bothered that someone else may challenge your position, let alone extend their inappropriate and illegal influence (I quote). Sounds to me that Google have failed to buck the trend of idealistic companies that grow fast, like the pigs in Animal Farm their practices start to resemble those against who they originally rebelled.

A plague on both their houses

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