Eric Schmidt speaks during the TechCrunch Disrupt Conference ...
May 23rd, 2011
(AFP/Getty Images/File) - Eric Schmidt speaks during the TechCrunch Disrupt Conference in San Francisco, California, in 2010. The world's most powerful Internet and media barons gather in Paris on Tuesday in a show of strength to leaders at the G8 summit, amid international rows over online access, copyright and regulation.(AFP/Getty Images/File/Justin Sullivan) -
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