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Competition in the OS market should always be welcome, but Google is the special case. It has become dominant across many essential Internet services–search, mail, video, online apps, and advertising. Coupled with Google’s growing profiles of American consumers and reluctance to adopt meaningful privacy safeguards, we expect that antitrust authorities in the US and Europe will view Google’s entry into the OS market with enormous skepticism.
— Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, on Google’s new Chrome OS