Barney's Blog

Blog archive

DoubleClick Away Your Privacy

Here's a cool twist: Microsoft is arguing that Google, with its impending purchase of DoubleClick, will have too much monopoly power. Not only that, but Google may simply know too much about our private lives, the boys from Redmond argue.

Of course, Microsoft wanted this monopoly power and the ability to know too much about our private lives, too, as it was also bidding for DoubleClick. Sour grapes? Perhaps.

Is Google too powerful and does it know too much? Answers welcome at dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on 04/17/2007 at 1:15 PM


Featured

  • Microsoft Highlights Emerging Kubernetes Scalability and Governance Efforts

    Microsoft this week highlighted some emerging efforts to improve both the scalability and governance of the open source Kubernetes container orchestration service.

  • Microsoft Ending Azure Container Service Support in 2020

    Microsoft gave notice earlier this month that it will be ending its Azure Container Service on Jan. 31, 2020.

  • Microsoft Releases Surface Diagnostic Toolkit for Business

    Microsoft released a new tool, Surface Diagnostic Toolkit for Business, earlier this month, providing a means for IT pros to find and troubleshoot problems on Microsoft Surface devices.

  • How To Enable Guest Access for Office 365

    While it's possible to give outside users access to certain content in your organization's Office 365 environment, the process of setting them up requires a few extra steps.

comments powered by Disqus
Most   Popular

Office 365 Watch

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.