Boston.com / Business / Technology / As Google grows, critics emerge: "'Every few years there's another big fish,' he said. 'Nothing lasts forever on the Web.'
True enough. You remember AltaVista -- barely. It was the Google of the late 1990s, acclaimed as the world's best search service. But the tech-heads dropped AltaVista for Google and brought the rest of the world along with them. If Google makes them mad enough, it could happen again"