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Google is eating the open internet

  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 20:39
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Google used to be about transporting you around the open web and connecting you with all the weird, wonderful stuff the internet has to offer. 

Not anymore. If it was up to Google, you'd never need to leave its growing internet real estate. It's a scary proposition for just about everybody but Google.

Between fast-loading AMP articles from major news brands hosted in its domain, full pages of information scraped from outside sites that don't require you to visit them, basic shopping functions built into ads, YouTube, and a host of other features, the Google-verse is more of a digital walled garden than ever. Read more...

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