Standard Google

Here’s a great example of what happens when you rub the big G up the wrong way. The business model Google’s using to stamp out anything it perceives as competition is familiar to any MBA: it’s Standard Oil.

The journalist is remarkably even-handed, even analysing why Google itself feels it’s so wronged (all it’s trying to do is provide ‘the best possible user experience’, but Google’s at that stage of its evolution where it can’t comprehend that ‘best’ might not be ‘Google exclusively’.)

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