“Back in prehistoric times, when Google was going public, its founders wrote in its stock registration statement: ‘Google is not a conventional company. We do not intend to become one,'” Michael Hiltzik reports for The Los Angeles Times.
“I suggested in response that good intentions such as that were often thwarted by little things, like showers of money,” Hiltzik reports. “But it was 2004, an innocent time, before smart phones and video that could be downloaded on your handset, and the message of hope being wholesaled by Larry Page and Sergey Brin seemed uplifting.”
Hiltzik reports, “Now we’re in the post-iPhone era, and wouldn’t you know it? Google is a conventional company: It’s trying to monopolize a market just like a conventional Bigfoot like Microsoft would, and it’s trying to do so with the conventional corporate weapons of guile and misdirection.”
Full article here.
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