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“Search needs regulation like the Pacific Ocean needs global warming”

In the context of Google chairman Eric Schmidt’s Capitol Hill testimony, UW CSE’s Oren Etzioni scores the One-Liner Of The Week Award on American Public Media’s “Marketplace”:

APM’s Steve Henn:  “I talked to Oren Etzioni, who founded a startup called Farecast and sold it to Microsoft and just founded a new company called Decide, which is a search engine for shopping decisions. And I kind of expected him to have a bone to pick with Google, but instead he said, you know, ‘search needs regulation like the Pacific Ocean needs global warming.'”

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September 22, 2011