Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Google Critic Ousted From Think Tank Funded by the Tech Giant

Not to be insensitive but what did this guy think would happen? Google funds your employer. You publicly criticize Google. Your employer fires you. Pretty scummy thing to do but not unexpected.

But not long after one of New America’s scholars posted a statement on the think tank’s website praising the European Union’s penalty against Google, Mr. Schmidt, who had been chairman of New America until 2016, communicated his displeasure with the statement to the group’s president, Anne-Marie Slaughter, according to the scholar.