[–] nonservator [S] 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Ultimately, this move could help Google's public image. Look, I don't know Eric Schmidt personally, but he has a bit of a reputation as being creepy. Don't believe me? Fast Company even published an article highlighting some of his creepiest comments. Famed blogger John Gruber even called the man creepy in a post. Gruber highlights one of the creepiest comments which you can witness in the video below.

"If you have something that you don't want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn’t be doing it in the first place." -- Eric Schmidt.

Google/Alphabet is seen by many as a creepy company since it knows a lot of information about its users. By shifting Schmidt from the Executive Chairman role, the company can finally begin trying to win back some consumer trust. Maybe.

Nah brah