The USA regulators will let this through. They are Fu*king idiots
Microsoft's chief executive has championed his company's search and advertising marriage with Yahoo! as healthy for individuals and advertisers because it delivers "more credible" competition to Google. In an interview with TechFlash, Steve Ballmer denied the deal worsens the competitive landscape, with "three competitors …
Obviouslt, only having a PhD and not being a regulator, I fail to understand the following basic question.
Microsoft+Yahoo = regulator.
Microsoft+Yahoo<Google (in terms of ad revenue)
Google != regulator?
In other words, if the Microsoft-Yahoo tie-up needs regulator approval because it would stifle competition, how about Google, which is twice as large as both companies put together?
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