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Monday, April 16, 2007

Google and control - not a good mix

[Image: Google logo]I don't care about much about what Google does, but there has been recent coverage of a growing issue. Matt Cutts, a Google employee, has solicited the help of people to report paid links to Google. There has been quite an outrage among the internet about this, and many are pissed.

Google seems to be abusing their control of the search market. They are calling out for people to report sponsored links, and are penalizing people for writing posts/links for money. Google, more and more, is seeming like the identity that would love to control the internet.

Google is increasing approaching becoming the Microsoft of the internet. Step by step, I am pulling my out of different services simply because Google seems to focus too much on money. Blogger has gone for months without any kind of update. Google Analytics is confusingly complicated to navigate. The only product actively being improved is advertising and search- the moneymakers.

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8:02 PM | Posted by mike | 2 comments posted below

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That is scandalous and upsets me they are trying to dominate the Internet that way.
By Blogger Nate, at 4/19/2007 04:26:00 AM
But are Adwords links not paid links? Should we be reporting them?
By Anonymous Adam Dempsey, at 4/19/2007 04:47:00 AM
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