Baidu v Qihoo 360 unfair competition claims 650 thousand yuan

news (correspondent Huang Shuo) that competitors improper competition behavior, contrary to the principles of business ethics and integrity. Recently, Baidu will be 360 to court, claims $650 thousand.

Beijing Baidu Netcom Science Technology Co., Ltd (hereinafter referred to as Baidu Inc) v.says, Qizhi software (Beijing) Co., Ltd. and Beijing science and technology Qihoo limited and Baidu Inc has competition relations. Among them, Chi Chi software (Beijing) Co. Ltd. has developed 360 speed browser client software, through the 360 security center of Beijing Qihoo limited company of science and technology for Internet users to download and install the operation, at the same time the Qihoo of Beijing science and technology limited company of management of 360 Chinese search is the search engine website.

Baidu Inc recently found that two companies in the Baidu Inc has implemented a series of acts of unfair competition, the main performance is: the network users to install and run 360 speed browser, and search engines by using Baidu in the browser tab, the website will automatically pop up pre set containing 10 hot search words in the drop-down menu, the user clicks on the Internet any hot search term, will automatically jump to the related results of Qihoo of Beijing science and technology limited company operating 360 search page. 360 speed browser also use site navigation stations to implement the same way of unfair competition behavior.

Baidu Inc believes that the behavior of the two companies, deliberately counterfeiting, confuse search box and search results, hitchhike to hijack Baidu traffic, is unfair competitive behavior, caused great negative impact of social and economic loss to the Baidu Inc.

at present, the case is under further investigation.

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