‘Evil’ Eric Schmidt Debuts in Video Targeting Google Privacy


Google CEO Eric Schmidt

A creepy caricature of Google CEO Eric Schmidt drives an ice cream truck in this video produced by a consumer group targeting the search giant for its data collection practices.

The video is part of a lobbying effort by Consumer Watchdog to get the government to create a so-called “Do Not Track Me” list “to prevent online companies from gathering our personal information, just as Congress had the Federal Trade Commission create a Do Not Call list to prevent intrusive telemarketers.” The group says they’ve paid to have a version of the video shown 36 times per day on a jumbotron in Times Square.

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