Assange and Schmidt

What happens when two of the biggest names in world of privacy come together to break bread and discuss just what exactly makes the world go round? You’d like to be a fly on the wall in that room, wouldn’t you? Luckily the beans have been spilled on the extraordinary meeting between Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange and Executive Chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt. Read on!

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Speaking this morning at All Things D: Dive Into Mobile, Schmidt was very supportive of Facebook and their Home launcher, mentioning it was “a tremendous endorsement of the (Android) platform and what you can do with it.”

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Eric Schmidt, once Google’s CEO, now Executive Chairman, is famous for his gaffes. The man has said so many terrifying, hilarious, and downright confusing things that we were thrilled to hear today’s news about his new book. According to Knopf Publishing, which is owned by Random House, Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen, the Director of Google Ideas, are going to release a book titled “The New Digital Age” on April 23, 2013.