Restricting the view and connecting the dots: Dangers of a web search engine monopoly

Narayanan, Kulathuramaiyer and Balke, Wolf-Tilo (2006) Restricting the view and connecting the dots: Dangers of a web search engine monopoly. Journal of Universal Computer Science, , 12 (12). pp. 1731-1740. ISSN 1695-1716

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Abstract

Everyone realizes how powerful the few big Web search engine companies have become, both in terms of financial resources due to soaring stock quotes and in terms of the still hidden value of the wealth of information available to them. Following the common belief that “information is power” the implications of what the data collection of a de-facto monopolist in the field like Google could be used for should be obvious. However, user studies show that the real implications of what a company like Google can do, is already ...

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: wen search engine, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS, education, university, IPTA, education, universiti, university, kuching, samarahan, sarawak, malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2014 06:33
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2016 06:43
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/541

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