April 22, 2010 Open Source 0

He said that with 70 per cent of the US market for Internet search, Google is the gateway to the Internet. How it tweaks its proprietary search algorithms can ensure a business's success or doom it to failure.

via Consumer group calls for google breakup – The Inquirer.

Give me a break.  My business works just fine without Goggle.  I do nothing to “promote” myself on Google nor do i worry about my search rankings.  Google is not a monopoly.  Users have a choice.  If they don’t like Google they can go to another search engine.  I use Google because it works..plain and simple.  That’s why most of it’s users continue to use it as well.  Microsoft is a true monopoly.  You can use Linux or apple but trust me your functional level and ease of use go downhill quickly.