Google CEO On Names Changes And Digital Indiscretions

Google CEO On Names Changes And Digital Indiscretions

Eric Schmidt shares his views on the future of search and issues of online privacy.

Naresh Kumar
  • 17 august 2010

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Google CEO Eric Schmidt shared his views on a wide range of topics including the company’s vision and the future of online search. But one of his statements raised the eyebrows of many experts and only goes to emphasize that fears of Google, one day, knowing everything about us (if it doesn’t already) may not be all that far-fetched. Schmidt says that in the future, laws should be implemented to allow kids to change their names once they reach adulthood in order to separate themselves from the records of their youthful indiscretions spread on the web.

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