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-- -- a fight going on between the federal trade commission and the department of justice and every person in America should be interest in this fight.
They're duking it out over who gets their hands on Google next.
The Internet companies rise to the top has been met with the weary eyes of both of these government regulatory agencies.
After all it's not like Google as a wildly popular company that has helped hundreds of millions if not billions of people search the Internet efficiently while creating jobs and wealth.
That's exactly what Google is done.
So leave it to the government to try and disrupt that.
They're now on the government's desire to regulate a company that has hurt no one and and reach millions.
Camille Foster vice president a -- go IQ -- telecommunications consulting firm.
Camille it's a pleasure welcome back to freedom watch.
Judges always great to -- with what has put -- -- in the cross hairs of the government what is it trying to do.
What is it attempting to acquire and what is the government trying to do back to it.
Will -- -- been two recent issues the first was Google's attempt to purchase.
Travel service online travel service software company called ITA -- -- market leader.
The second incident.
Has to do with Google's.
Online application services called Google apps and whether or not they were properly certified for the government.
All right and in return for government approval.
Seems to -- and under the constitution you should be able to buy whatever someone is willing to sell you.
But in this crazy I -- under which we live the government gets to approved transactions of this magnitude.
In order to bring about a government approval the government wants to do what with -- what does -- want Google to do to give away to help people to compete with it.
It's it's a really bizarre bizarre ruling judge what what the Justice Department is essentially telling Google with -- with regard to the acquisition of ITA.
Is that they essentially have to offer their services.
To potential rivals who were actually bidding against them to purchase ITA.
It's essentially a case of sour grapes -- the competitors -- -- together under the auspices of defending the market and defending competition.
But in fact they're just trying to -- Google's attempt to enter into a new market.
-- Google is a company that is made tremendous profits by serving customers in meeting their needs.
And the response of the Justice Department is essentially to mandate that they collude with their competitors.
In an effort -- what deliver better services to customers it's just.
-- -- It's hard to imagine that anybody could deliver better services than Google or if you don't accept that statement it's hard to imagine that free competition.
Amongst freely -- generated competitors wouldn't deliver the best but there is -- Specter.
Hanging -- all of this Camille my suggestion that Specter is what the government calls net neutrality.
It's the government code word for its ability to monitor the Internet.
To make sure that all political opinions or those the government likes are expressed.
Google doesn't want the government to monitor the Internet do you see a conspiracy here between the government and Google's opponent.
Well it's it's very interest thing out Google is actually a proponent.
Of net neutrality and Google actually got together with -- -- and try to encourage the federal government.
Two execute net neutrality.
In a way that it's preferable com and beneficial to them Google is a major content provider.
So they benefit from bits and -- all being treated equally.
I'll all the time the problem with the net neutrality rules judges as with most other end of the interventions into the market by the government.
He creates on opportunities for abuses and it is fundamentally based on a misunderstanding of the way the Internet where.
It's because it lets the government decide what will be on the Internet rather than individuals decide what they want to click on to -- Foster it's a pleasure thank you for joining us.
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