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Google pushes for search options in Vista

Google pushes for search options in Vista

Google Inc said Monday that it wants Microsoft Corp. to make sure users can easily choose Internet search engines in future products ” but Google refused to say if changes Microsoft has already made to its upcoming operating system, Vista, have gone far enough.

David C. Drummond, Google’s senior vice president of corporate development, spoke to reporters after meeting with European Union antitrust regulators but refused to give details on those talks, beyond saying there had been no particular agenda.

“It’s been our view that any new version of Microsoft products that include search, that that be done in a way that preserves user choice for search and other applications,” Drummond said. He said that Google would monitor the situation but that it was “too early to tell” if there were would be any antitrust allegations arising from Vista.

Jared Moya
I've been interested in P2P since the early, high-flying days of Napster and KaZaA. I believe that analog copyright laws are ill-suited to the digital age, and that art and culture shouldn't be subject to the whims of international entertainment industry conglomerates. Twitter | Google Plus


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