Search, but You May Not Find

Today, search engines like Google, Yahoo and Microsoft’s new Bing have become the Internet’s gatekeepers, and the crucial role they play in directing users to Web sites means they are now as essential a component of its infrastructure as the physical network itself. The F.C.C. needs to look beyond network neutrality and include “search neutrality”: the principle that search engines should have no editorial policies other than that their results be comprehensive, impartial and based solely on relevance.

via Op-Ed Contributor – Search, but You May Not Find – NYTimes.com.

Who is John Galt? Didn’t he rail against legislating to favor one company over another in a competitive market? Hmmm.

Took me a few paragraphs before I realized the editorial was coming from a “wronged” competitor.

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