Intellectual Property - quotes

"if content is king, context is its crown" Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, Reuters, 8-30-2011

"We are, to be honest, quite secretive about what we do.”

"Search is critical. If you are not found, the rest cannot follow."

“Copyright is not some intellectual abstract – it is the law..."

"We want to be Santa Claus. We want to make lots of toys that people like playing with. But if you don't want to play with our toys, you've got us."

"They're all parasites, they just live off our content is what they do..."

"History shows that monopolies, like empires, eventually get into trouble..."

"We reserve the right to figure out what's a better title, what's a more descriptive title or snippet to show to users."

"That depends on what you think of our company and our values. Do you believe we have good values?"

"Google has long insisted that it has no plans to own or create content and that it is a friend, not a foe, of media companies..."

“Larry and Sergey believe that if you try to get everybody on board it will prevent things from happening..."

"Delivering the news is a great service that Google does exceptionally well. Now they should devise ways to pay for it."

"Google devalues everything it touches. Google is great for Google, but it's terrible for content providers..."

"Companies that aggregate mainstream media content without paying a fee are the "parasites or tech tapeworms in the intestines of the internet"

"Currently the fundamental right of authors vouched for in the constitution to publish freely and of their own volition is under considerable attack and sustained threat."