Web_speed - 2:25 am on Jun 25, 2011 (gmt 0)
By making a site more or less likely to rise to the top of its search results, Google theoretically could affect how much traffic a website got and therefore how much it could charge for advertising. If another company's website for, say, a travel service, competes with an ancillary business of Google's, manipulation of search results could be considered anti-competitive.
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Time for Google to pay the price of its arrogance ... it was only a matter of time! YES, they are a monopoly and have been a monopoly for far too long. They have alot of explaining to do now... the "user benfit" mantra to explain their bully tactics no longer washes.
Too many businesses, losing too much money over Google questionable updates and SERPs ranking. Not to mention the "in the face free Google services" right at the top of almost every SERP page.
Too many mistakes Google....BIG mistakes!
About blody time...