Google CEO Eric Schmidt had some scary things to say about privacy, reports PC World. In a nutshell, he said there's an almost incomprehensible amount of data out there about all of us--much of which we've generated ourselves via social networks, blogs, and so on--and we are totally unprepared to deal with the implications of that fact. Schmidt was speaking at the Techonomy confab, currently underway at California's Lake Tahoe, where large-brained people gather to talk about how technology and the economy intersect. Schmidt wasn't really trying to draw disaster scenarios. He noted that a lot of positive benefits can...

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Denny Carter

Dennis has covered higher education technology since April 2008, having interviewed some of the most recognized IT pros in U.S. colleges and universities. He is always updating eCampus News with the latest in pressing ed-tech issues, such as the growing i