November 20, 2005

The EFF and Google's AutoLink (AdLink)

There are many positive aspects to the EFF's work.

However and unfortunately, they have been silent (or apparently supportive) on Google's land grab as Dave Winer points out this morning. More from Dave on the Google Toolbar

Google's toolbar places their links on top of the original author's hyperlinks ("Autolink").

I've not been a financial supporter since the EFF remained silent on the AutoLink "feature". Ironically, as Google Watch points out, the guy behind Microsoft's similar scheme "Smart Tags" now works for Google.

I wonder how far Google will push the envelope when they have to support their sky high 117B market valuation (P/E of 88.6!)? Posted by James Zellmer at November 20, 2005 9:31 AM | Subscribe to this site via RSS:
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