Author Archives | Erik Sherman

Google, Intel, Others Face Resurgence in Antitrust Interest, Actions

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

As Google’s gadfly, Consumer Watchdog has noted that the company
developed a presentation trying to argue that antitrust concerns are
unreasonable and unwarranted. Unfortunately for Google, there are times
that PR can do wonders, and times when it can’t. One time it can’t is
when the PR campaign is full of holes, including the following…

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Is Google Burning Its Brand?

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

The recent incident involved a privacy group called Consumer Watchdog.
The organization and Google have had a history of run-ins. Consumer
Watchdog has been critical of Google in terms of privacy, and has been
aggressive at times in publicly challenging the search giant, as can be
seen in this video
ironically documented on YouTube, which is owned by

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