IMHO Google is like a virus, it’s wormed it’s way in and taken control of phones, browsers, search online advertising, http vs https, how you publish your news, and how you build your website. Anti trust breakup is the solution.
“We’re starting to realize they’re just as powerful as a park or plaza.”
Google’s latest European Union woes could mean opportunity knocks for app developers stymied by contracts that pre-install the U.S. giant’s own services on Android phones and tablets, according to analysts and companies.
This could be huge not just for other search engines but also browser developers, email providers, maps, etc. Google monopoly has in effect smothered all competition on these fronts. Nobody can gain any traction. It’s time.
Website publishers have been incentivised to do exactly the opposite of what could have made the web so great.
How the Web went so – wrong. Good read.