Google CEO Eric Schmidt has a message for Google users: Your searches are safe.
“Our No. 1 priority with our users is trust,” Schmidt told some 2,000 attendees at the Search Engine Strategies conference.
Safa Rashtchy, an analyst at equity firm Piper Jaffray, takes Schmidt at his word. “Google is one of the most protective companies on the planet,” he says. “They have a culture of secrecy.