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Apple has reportedly been subpoenaed by the US Federal Trade Commission, which has asked Cupertino to explain how the Chocolate Factory's search engine is slotted into the iPhone and iPad. News wire Bloomberg, which cites two anonymous sources "familiar with the matter", said that the FTC had requested the relevant documents …

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hmm

Do we think Apple will give them an honest answer, when given the opportunity to screw over Google?

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Re: hmm

I'm just glad they didn't ask you Barry.

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Perjury?

Why not be honest, it beats Perjury. Funny little world you live in

It's reckoned that Google pays Apple a billion a year for being the default search engine

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A billion a year?

I find the number highly doubtful... The analyst got this result by assuming that TWO THIRDS of what Google pays in traffic acquisition costs is for the iPhone. That would be a hell of a weight just for the iPhone... Considering Google pays $300 millions a year to Mozilla, that would mean about 90% of what Google pays in TAC is just for these two.

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So two big evil companies have crossed swords and one evil company has the chance to cut the balls off the other, they will take it, they always do. This is the US, best justice you can buy.

Good luck Apple, the jackasses running Google need a good kick in the teeth, but try and both fall down the stairs.

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