Fucked Over In Italy

By | February 25, 2010

I’m sure that a lot of people in the IT world have been chortling to themselves over the rather hollow “victory” that competitors to IE have scored over Microsoft. After years of wrangling next week will see users of Microsoft operating systems asked to choose the browser they wish to use.

A bit late boys – most people at least have a choice of browsers installed already and some, like me use two different ones for different tasks.

Dominant positions attract the eyes of regulators and the lawmakers so although the verdict passed in Milan yesterday was a shock it had to come sooner or later. The Italian courts hold Google responsible for the content uploaded to their sites and one would presume everything from the Black Death to the Haitian earthquake.

Industry pundits complain about restriction of freedom and the adult industry is wondering what will happen next. You can read more about it here.