Microsoft negotiating with a media corporation News Corp., owned by tycoon Rupert Murdoch, about the possibility of paid use of the search engine bing corporation news sites reports Washington Post. The main point of the agreement is not just the provision bing information, but a ban on Google, the main competitor Microsoft, index information resources News Corp., such as sites Wall Street Journal, Sun other. It is expected that negotiations with News Corp. this is just part of the plan to oust Google from the search space and, if desired for Microsoft outcome, free access to other major news sites will be closed - pages New York Times, Washington Post, L.A. Times.
What amount will pour out for Microsoft payments to a huge number of news resources? Will news sites agree to lose the traffic that gets them into the news Google? And finally, how can unpaid news be kept from spreading on the Internet, because such a ban will only lead to Google will index the same news, only from other sites? In turn, will small news systems and individual journalists of the most News Corp. refusing to provide news for its resources and giving them to free access? Surely at Microsoft и News Corp. there are answers to these questions, otherwise they would not get involved in a hopeless and exhausting war for a piece of the market, which most likely will not bring financial profit, right?