Public Policy - quotes

Google Fiber "isn't just an experiment, it's a real business and we're trying to decide where to expand next," Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, 12-12-12, per Seeking Alpha,

“The perfect search engine would really understand whatever your need is. It would understand everything in the world deeply, give you back kind of exactly what you need.” Google CEO Larry Page, Fortune Interview, 12-11-12

"There will be elites, but they won't have a monopoly on progress. The weak will be made strong, and those who have nothing will have something… The gap between the top and bottom will be larger than today… We can create a connected world of equals," Google Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt at a German Trade Show, 3-5-12

“We’re a law-abiding company.”

"As long as we’re pro-consumer we’ll be fine.”

"Our model is just better." "Based on that, we should have 100% share"

"If you have something that you don't want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn't be doing it in the first place"

"We won't (and shouldn't) try to stop the faceless scribes of drivel, but we can move them to the back row of the arena."

"Evil is whatever Sergey says is evil"

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

"Should the Internet be owned and maintained by the government, just like the highways?"

"Within five years, 'truth predictor' software would “hold politicians to account...”

"The goal of the company is not to monetize anything," "The goal is to change the world -- and monetization is a technique to do that."

"But my point is that to say Google is too powerful implies that users are somehow making a wrong choice."

"If you really need that kind of privacy, the reality is that search engines, including Google, do retain this information for some time.."