"The most outstanding thing about this attack is that it did not use any amplification, which means that they had 100 Gigabits of available bandwidth on their own," Incapsula co-founder Marc Gaffan said. "The attack lasted nine hours, and that type of bandwidth is not cheap or readily available."
Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia told lawmakers in the European Parliament on Tuesday he believed the company's offer made it easier for web users to see results from Google's rivals in Internet searches.
The question is, if I am using Google to search for results, why in the world would I want to see results from "Google's rivals"? Is this article misleading or is there something wonky in what the EU is forcing on users?
"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth. -- Alfred North Whitehead