Aug 29, 2011

Google chaiman Schmidt labels proposal to limit social media during riots as ‘a mistake’
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The Drum, Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, has criticised Prime Minister David Cameron’s proposals to limit social media use during the English riots that took place earlier this month. Speaking after he delivered the McTaggart Lecture during the MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival, Schmidt said that the move would likely have backfired should it have proceeded, citing the recent decision by the Egyptian authorities to turn off the internet during public unrest.
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