Google Releases A Guide to the Senate Judiciary Hearing

In preparation for the anti-trust hearing this Wednesday, Google has released a guide to the Senate judiciary hearing web page.

The questions address Google’s point of view on the various questions or points on hand, they include:

  • When you hear, “Google is a gateway to the web and controls what people see,” remember…
  • When you hear, “Google favors its own content,” remember…
  • When you hear, “Google’s search ranking changes hurt a certain website or caused them to lose traffic,” remember…
  • When you hear, “Google deters other companies from innovating,” remember…
  • When you hear, “Google is hurting small businesses,” remember…
  • When you hear, “Google used third party reviews improperly for its Place Pages,” remember…
  • When you hear, “Google limits choice in the Android mobile operating system,” remember…

We will have reporters at the event covering it on the ground as it happens.

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  • Michael Martinez

    I actually see a huge difference between Google’s results and Bing/Hoo results on their sample queries. I guess they aren’t expecting anyone to actually click on the links?

  • Michael Martinez

    Frankly, if I were Google, I’d be a little more concerned about the long list of alleged documented criminal activities in this Forbes article:

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