A Royale With Cheese: How Google Taught the U.S. Congress to Lead With Their Chins

More Google lobbyist shenanigans!

Music Technology Policy

l’Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile

VINCENT

But you know what the funniest thing about Europe is?

JULES

What?

VINCENT

It’s the little differences.  A lotta the same shit we got here, they got there, but there they’re a little different.

JULES

Examples?

VINCENT

In Paris, you can buy a beer at McDonald’s.  Also, you know what they call a Quarter Pounder with Cheese in Paris?

JULES
They don’t call it a Quarter Pounder with Cheese?

VINCENT

No, they got the metric system there, they wouldn’t know what the fuck a Quarter Pounder is.

Pulp Fiction, by Quentin Tarantino & Roger Avary

Google is in the middle of a knock-down drag out fight with the European Commission’s antitrust authority over a very simple issue:  Google has nearly 100% market share in Europe over search (including video search through its YouTube platform), much, much higher than Google’s US market share.  Google…

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