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Google's Search Copying Accusation Called 'Silly'

ribond Re:"Competitive Research" (380 comments)

every visit to /. I find myself arguing with the angry internet hivemind. Here I'm responding to an anonymous coward, but still feel the need to point out that the comments here have flow into fantasy.

Go read Danny Sullivans' articles - he details how the results are different, bing is not copying google and how google uses their toolbar in similiar ways. This is a tempest in a teakettle. Find something real to fight.

Hugs, Anonymous cowards - I just want to love you with the data.

more than 3 years ago

Google's Search Copying Accusation Called 'Silly'

ribond Re:Seriously? (380 comments)

Did y'all read these articles? Danny Sullivan went back over this exhaustively.

The "underhanded" things Google accused Bing of doing to get clickstream data? Google does the same things, with the same disclosure.
The "cheating" around click results? Complete BS.

Charges of "industrial espionage" based on public data? Gibberish. read the articles, then argue with me.

more than 3 years ago


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ribond ribond writes  |  more than 7 years ago

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well that only took ~8 years... I wonder if they log somewhere when this account was created...


Stock VW Touareg tows 747

ribond ribond writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Remember those unrealistic truck commercials where some tinker-toy tows a semi? Those wacky germans at VW might not have understood it was hyperbole. They decided to have a (mostly) unmodified Touareg (v10!) tow a 155 ton 747-200 up and down a runway.... they don't really say why.

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