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Press watch: Google and Bermuda

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‘Google would not oppose any moves by the government to tighten up the tax regimes that has allowed it to use Bermuda as a tax haven, its executive chairman Eric Schmidt said on Monday …

‘Speaking at Cambridge University, the chief of the world's biggest search engine reiterated his position that Google would abide by any changes the UK imposed: "Our tax strategy is that whatever the tax regime, we would pay that."

‘Schmidt declined to comment directly on [David] Cameron's comments, but did acknowledge that corporations now had to recognise that they were dealing with a very different world from before …’

The Guardian, 29 January 2013