Over the past 3 years, Google and Microsoft have competed against each other for tech talent and are challenging each other in markets such as online search, office productivity, advertising, and healthcare. As members of the Computer and Communications Industry Association (CCIA), Google and Microsoft supported a Federal Trade Commission complaint in August that alleges sports leagues and broadcasters, among others, systematically exaggerate federal copyright law in their copyright warnings or labels. The CCIA has developed a Web site called Defend Fair Use, which purports to fight "Big Content" and its increasingly aggressive efforts to discourage people from doing what they have always done with the media they bought and programs they have recorded in their own homes.
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