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Mathias Döpfner open letter to Eric Schmidt, Why we fear Google

Business, Internet
Here for the first time, a German manager, Mathias Döpfner confesses his company’s total dependence on Google. What publishers are experiencing today is a sign of things to come: We will soon all belong to Google. An open letter to Eric Schmidt. Dear Eric Schmidt, In your text “Die Chancen des Wachstums” (English Version: “A Chance for Growth”) in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, you reply to an article which this newspaper had published a few days earlier under the title “Angst vor Google” (“Fear of Google”). You repeatedly mention the Axel Springer publishing house. In the spirit of transparency I would like to reply with an open letter to highlight a couple of things from our point of view. (Deutsche Fassung: „Warum wir Google fürchten“ - Mathias Döpfners offener Brief an Eric Sch