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This article was published on October 29, 2010

Is Google a Monopoly?

Is Google a Monopoly?
Jeff Cormier
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Jeff Cormier

Jeff Cormier, a graduate of SMU and the TW School of Law, is the co-founder of C4 Universe, LLC. Desire to know more? http://about.me/jffc Jeff Cormier, a graduate of SMU and the TW School of Law, is the co-founder of C4 Universe, LLC. Desire to know more? http://about.me/jffcrmr/bio...

Google.  Google dominates internet search.  Combined with their other product offerings is it possible for them to remain impartial when peddling their other wares?  Governments are the arbiters of what constitutes a monopoly and through investigation of past companies deemed monopolistic, and what ultimately became of them, one is better equipped to make an argument for or against Google being a monopoly.  Scores.org examines this issue with the infographic below.

What do you think?  Is Google a monopoly?  If you believe they are, what should be done to promote greater competition in the areas Google currently controls in a monopolistic fashion?

For a larger view of the graphic click here.