Bloomberg: Google to Ask Rivals to Bid to Be Default Search on Phones

Bloomberg: Google to Ask Rivals to Bid to Be Default Search on Phones. “Alphabet Inc.’s Google will require rivals to bid in order to become listed as alternative search providers on Android smartphones, a move to try to keep additional antitrust scrutiny at bay.” The article says Google will present the user with four choices to use on its smartphone. I REALLY want to see the design of that presentation, because right now I have visions of dark patterns dancing in my head.

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