According to C|Net News, Microsoft’s is raising concerns over a Yahoo! and Google merger because the combined company would wield a 90% market power over the industry. That’s just a 10% difference than the 80% anticompetitive unbridled control that Visa and MasterCard have over the electronic payment market network. If Microsoft, of all companies, is raising issues, then it is uncomplicated in extending sympathy to the millions of merchants, many countries and government agencies which are battling Visa and MasterCard over their anticompetitive practices.
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