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Internet Search and the
Nature of Competititon

American.com, by Robert H.Bork and Gregory Sidak

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Posted By:eagleblurst, 11/1/2012 10:57:21 AM

Antitrust law protects consumers by protecting the competitive process — not individual competitors. Since 2010, U.S. and EU antitrust agencies have been investigating Google’s search practices. We’ve written a new white paper applying a Chicago School analysis to the potential legal theories against Google, finding that many of them face significant legal hurdles. Notably, Google’s critics, consisting mainly of its competitors, have alleged that Google is making it more difficult for them to compete in Internet search by including “specialized” search results in general search pages.
Headline split, author names corrected by staff

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: tren9, 11/1/2012 11:19:21 AM     (No. 8979550)

Different search engines use different methods. I understand that AltaVista searches on html text. I often use them because I find I am more likely to find what I seek.

There are lots of search engines. Just google 'search engine.'

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lucky4, 11/1/2012 12:19:26 PM     (No. 8979784)

I did not even know Alta Vista even still existed.

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