Google cries foul, but for what?

I'm having a hard time understanding why Google is so outraged at Microsoft's design of the search bar in IE7. Steve Lohr summarizes the complaint in today's New York Times...I don't get this at all. Let's look at IE7 up close and compare it to Google’s preferred browser, Firefox.

...Both companies install their search engine as the default choice in one browser, but provide an easy procedure to add other search providers and set them as the default. Ed Bott's Windows Expertise » Google cries foul, but for what?

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 2nd May 2006 8:28AM