TechCrunch article about ProtonMail not displaying on Google searches
Aeon article on search engines influencing elections
ProtonMail’s account of the incident
- Is Google a natural monopoly?
- Do natural monopolies require government action?
- What are the possible problems with an internet search engine gaining a monopoly?
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Read the TechCrunch article to discuss the following questions:
- What is “search risk”?
- What steps can companies take to protect themselves from search risk?
- Is this a problem that the market can solve itself or does it require antitrust regulation?
- Have you used any alternatives to Google search?