then came Microsoft as the purveyor of all things evil. Now Google has assumed the mantle and many would say not without reason. I do not feel qualified to comment but reading many articles on the net found via Google of course, there seems to be a flavour of Big Brother around the search giant. No doubt it will continue with more acquisitions over the coming years to strengthen its market hold as did other large companies before it. One thing is sure, its power in time will peak and be usurped by a new young aggressive and ambitious upstart company, who will in turn become everyones favorite whipping boy. Google will then takes its place as part of the global patchwork quilt of the international companies just going about its business.