IanKelley - 5:03 am on Feb 7, 2012 (gmt 0)
I can't remember the last time I agreed with a court decision out of France.
Amen... French courts continued lack of understanding about how the internet works is so extreme it's bizarre.
claimed the Google strategy was aimed at undercutting competitors by temporarily swallowing the full cost until it gains control of the market.
There is no "until". Google is never going to charge for it's map service. Neither is Bing or Mapquest or Rand McNally or any other major player. Free for basic use is the online maps standard. Was, in fact, before Google even entered the market. Bottin Cartographes just got paid for refusing to accept reality.