Midhurst - 9:25 pm on Apr 10, 2004 (gmt 0)
Well, what you describe is Hubris isn't it?
They think - mistakenly - they no longer have to think of the public, the Mom and Pop businesses, their wellwishers and former supporters everywhere; they think they can fill the Serps with crummy machine-type directories,academic sites and irrelevant entries and everyone will take it lying down.
No, Google need to 'listen up'.
Many of us are migrating to Yahoo and MSN.