Could we be gearing up for a sequel to the browser wars? Microsoft's $44.6 billion bid for Yahoo "raises troubling questions," according to a Sunday post on Google's blog.The post, by Google SVP David Drummond, questions whether Microsoft could use its PC dominance to limit users' access to similar services from competitors. "While the Internet rewards competitive innovation, Microsoft has frequently sought to establish proprietary monopolies -- and then leverage its dominance into new, adjacent markets," writes Google SVP David Drummond.
Indeed, members of the House Judiciary Committee say they will meet on Friday to discuss "Microhoo's" antitrust implications. The deal would also give Redmond significant control of the market for Internet display advertising.
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