Firefox developer rebukes Google

by admin December 29, 2006 at 8:38 am

One of the lead developers behind the Firefox browser has accused Google of abusing its powerful position in the search market to promote its growing range of products.

In a blog posting this week, Blake Ross argued that Google was wrong to include plugs for its Calendar, Blogger and Picaso at the top of search results for terms like ‘calendar’, ‘blogging’ or ‘photo sharing’.

“This is clearly bad for competitors, and it’s also a bad sign for Google,” wrote Ross, 21, who has been one of the driving forces behind Firefox.

Full story: ZDNet UK