CEO: On the Internet, There's Nowhere To Hide
ONLINE PRIVACYAugust 6, 2010
According to Google's top executive, Internet users can look forward to a future with nowhere to hide online. That's according to a report in THINQ.co.uk on Google CEO Eric Schmidt's comments at this week's Techonomy conference that "true transparency and no anonymity" are what users should expect in the future of the Web. Noting that every digital interaction creates information, Schmidt pointed out that such data can be used to analyze and predict behavior. "If I look at enough of your messaging and your location, and use artificial intelligence, we can predict where you are going to go," Schmidt said, adding, "Show us 14 photos of yourself and we can identify who you are."