heini - 9:50 pm on Jan 22, 2004 (gmt 0)
It certainly poses some questions about the overall strategy of Yahoo. The US market certainly is the single most important market. But in terms of eyeballs it's a fairly small piece of the cake, and even in terms of ad revenue and consumer spending it's a permanently decreasing part of what the internet has to offer.
Yahoo taking it up with Google, or even MS? Then they better don't pull out of too many markets.