Monthly Archives: August 2010

At Google — no one can hear you cry for Yelp!

Google has purged Google Places of all Yelp local business reviews in Google Places — per TechCrunch: “It is confirmed, Google has changed the classification of Yelp’s reviews, according to a Google spokesperson. Until further notice, don’t expect to find Yelp in the “reviews” section...”...
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Google’s now a little pregnant on Do Not Track

In a big positive and under-reported Google privacy precedent, Google now has agreed to a new important privacy protection principle that people should be able to opt out of having their homes included in Google’s StreetView. Just yesterday in Germany, Google went live with a...
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Google: Looking Out for #1 on Net Neutrality — Analyzing its Competitive Implications

Google’s self-interested proposal with Verizon on net neutrality legislation publicly spotlighted to many for the first time, Google’s Machiavellian manipulation of Washington for competitive advantage, i.e. proactively seeking regulation of Google’s competitors while ensuring Google remains unfettered by any regulation. Net neutrality activists are now...
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Verizon-Google Net Neutrality Proposal Takeaways

Verizon and Google’s announced net neutrality legislative proposal is a significant new development with at least a couple of significant implications. Takeaways: First, it is even more clear that the FCC should give the legislative process time to play out on net neutrality. While this...
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