Friday, June 08, 2007

Book Publisher Resorts To Cheap Stunts: Steals Google Laptops

Apparently the CEO of Macmillan Publishers decided to swipe two Google laptops from Google's booth at BookExpo America, wait for Google employees to notice the missing laptops (took about an hour) and then claim that he was just giving Google "a taste of their own medicine."

I don't see what this proves but it seems a juvenile act. So what if they stole laptops from the biggest search engine to date? I firmly believe that as long as they are credited properly for their efforts, they can still make money off of the publishing industry. This of course should be done within reasonable limits, Companies are still there for profit but in the back of their minds, they are still there to provide a service (for a profit!)

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