Tuesday, 24 November 2009

The Murdoch Ultimatum - Bing or Google

Actually the title is misleading since Howlin' Mad Murdoch is looking to take that choice away and Microsoft are paying him to do it.

The latest development in Rupert's war on free online media access has been stepped up a notch thanks to Microsoft's answer to Lycos (let's face it you can't compare it to Google can you). It seems that Murdoch has been offered a cash incentive to make his content available exclusively to Bing, essentially taking Google out of the loop.






For further info, analysis etc read the following:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/greenslade/2009/nov/24/rupert-murdoch-charging-for-content

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/organgrinder/2009/nov/23/rupert-murdoch-news-disappear-paywall

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