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Interview with Google Policy Analyst Derek Slater

We interviewed Google’s Derek Slater at the SanFran MusicTech Summit yesterday. Slater is a Policy Analyst at Google and in our interview he discusses net neutrality, copyright and other public policy issues Google deals with on a daily basis.

Derek Slater now runs public policy for Google, but before that he worked with the Berkman Center and the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Some of the topics covered in the interview:

  • Google’s philosophy that copyright is supposed to benefit the public.
  • Support for rights holders and ways to get them high Google rankings.
  • Google’s history, starting in a garage and how their innovation thrived.
  • Copyright issues and Comcast.

An Interivew with Google Policy Analyst Derek Slater from alex williams on Vimeo.

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