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Ask HN: What would you build on top of an "open" Google index?
6 points by iroy 1769 days ago | hide | past | web | 1 comment | favorite
What if Google opened its index and created a search market place? Are there domain/location specific apps that can be built around/on top off those returned results?

The cost would be a huge factor. If it's free, I wouldn't build anything, because that's a recipe for "Oops, Google deprecated our business model."

If it's not free, there's still a concern that Google could borrow your business model.

Basing your business model entirely on the content from a third party service has shown, in recent years, to be a nearly complete disaster.

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