Google's Eric Schmidt & Jared Cohen Discussed Their New Book With Prof. Nouriel Roubini
There are times when [data] erasure is the right thing, and there are times when it is inappropriate. - Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google
"This lack of a delete button on the Internet is in fact a significant issue," said Schmidt. "There are times when [data] erasure is the right thing, and there are times when it is inappropriate. How do we decide? We have to have that debate now."
Read press coverage on this event
- CNET, "Google's Schmidt: Don't worry too much about 'Big Brother'"
- FastCompany, "Google's Eric Schmidt On Data Privacy: The Internet Needs A Delete Button"
- PC Magazine, "Google's Schmidt Concerned by Lack of Internet 'Delete Button'"
- BetaBeat, "Who’s Worried About Big Brother? Not Eric Schmidt!"
- Insider Monkey, "Google Inc (GOOG): ‘Erasure is a Right Thing’ For The Web"
- The Verge, "Eric Schmidt on an internet 'delete' button: 'There is a time when erasure is a right thing'"
- The Register, "Google's Schmidt calls for 'DELETE from INTERWEBS' button"
- IT Pro Portal, "Internet needs "delete button," says Google's Schmidt"