Liz Gannes

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Next Up to Investigate Google’s Competitive Practices: Canada

Here’s some late-on-a-Friday regulatory news for you: Canada’s Competition Bureau will investigate Google’s Canadian business operations, according to the Financial Post. Google confirmed the investigation, while Canada declined comment. Earlier this year, Google was largely cleared in a U.S. antitrust examination, and it is currently testing remedies in Europe.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work