Unbelievable, really, the callousness of Yahoo’s top management. Of course this memo from Susan Decker was meant to be leaked, so we are not getting the full picture from these. She sent this out a little after Google (NSDQ: GOOG) withdrew from the ad search deal with Yahoo:
Earlier today we announced that Google has terminated the advertising services agreement Yahoo! (NSDQ: YHOO) and Google announced in June. Yahoo! continues to believe in the benefits of the agreement and we are disappointed that Google has elected to withdraw from the agreement rather than defend it in court. Google notified us of its refusal to move forward with implementation of the agreement following an indication from the Department of Justice that it would seek to block it, despite Yahoo!