Earlier this month, News Corp. complained to the European Commission that Google was abusing its market position in true monopolistic fashion. Initially, a Google spokesperson told BBC News:
“What a scorcher! Murdoch accuses Google of eating his hamster!” Taking a more sober tone, Google just released a letter in which it argues that, “competition is just one click away
online, [and] barriers to switching are very, very low.” In other words, the search giant is saying that it would be silly to think it could hold a monopoly on Web activity.
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