Is the price right for a Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) acquisition of Yahoo! (Nasdaq: YHOO)? Is Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) crying wolf when it complains that the deal would cripple "openness and innovation" on the Internet? Would a Microsoft/Yahoo! combination better compete with Google and Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU) in the global search marketplace? Will Yahoo be to Microsoft what AOL was to Time Warner (NYSE: TWX)? In this installment of "Fool Video," Motley Fool senior analyst Seth Jayson gives his take.

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Lou owns shares of Yahoo! and Microsoft. Seth owns shares of Microsoft. Mac owns shares of Baidu. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.