McCarty answers the NYT arguments as spurious, refuting that:
- Google functions as a “gatekeeper of the Internet.”
- Google’s algorithm should be more open, and thus open to oversight.
Ultimately, McCarty gives NYT and readers something to chew on, noting “Google is a choice” that people electively choose for its results.
I think McCarty forgot to end by saying, “Touche!”
Read the full post here.
UPDATE: See Danny Sullivan’s concurring and exhaustive post at Search Engine Land.