If you thought that Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt would take a more strident tone when discussing the National Security Agency spying scandal, think again.
"There's been spying for years -- there's been surveillance for years, and so forth. I'm not going to pass judgment on that. It's the nature of our society," he told New America Foundation President Anne-Marie Slaughter at a public event in New York.
But Schmidt's biggest concern about the spying wasn't that the privacy of individuals had been violated, or that companies like Google were being forced … Read more