Canadian government investigates Google for ‘anti-competitive acts’

Canadian government investigates Google for ‘anti-competitive acts’

This article explains the investigation that has been launched against google in canada.  The reason they are investigating google is because they have been accused of manipulating search results in order to favor their own products.  Should they be able to do so on their own site?  Or does google’s competitors deserve the right to have advertising space above their own products?  I would compare this to NBC airing their own television show advertisements during sunday night football.  They use this ad time in order to gain viewership of their own product.  How does this differ to what google has done?

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One thought on “Canadian government investigates Google for ‘anti-competitive acts’

  1. We are still seeing what works what doesn’t when it comes to international laws and the internet. What seems ethical in the United States might not be in other countries, but the same information is available to almost anyone. It will be interesting to see how companies are limited by other country’s laws.

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