Google is the world’s largest information thief, steamrolling partners, content creators and competitors alike under its concept of the wheels of progress, justifying its dealings as being a free remix and expression of ideas. That’s all fine and good if you don’t complain about other people also taking the information you publicly offer without a license and then remixing it themselves.
Google recently accused Bing of cheating by stealing its search results. Bing responded by basically saying "kind of, but it's not a big deal." But my favorite take on the subject is by Daniel Eran Dilger, who runs down the litany of Google's offenses:
Posted by David Chen Wednesday, February 2, 2011 6:40 AM