Google charging “API Fees” to access A…

Google charging “API Fees” to access AdWords is the bullshit near-monopolies can pull off. I wouldn’t put it past Microsoft to charge API fees if their search bazaar ever gets a little bigger than Tinkerbell. It may not sound like much – $0.25 per 1,000 calls or so, but a call is so insignificant my piddly account racks up fees quite fast – forget near-real-time reporting, I’d go broke. Freaking bastards.