Simon C.Y. Wong is a partner at the investment firm Governance for Owners, an adjunct professor of law at Northwestern University, and a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science, for Wired on Google’s proposed stock split:
While shareholders should support strong stewardship by Google’s founders, they should not be complicit in anointing dictators by assenting to receive non-voting stock. That, in Google-speak, would be “evil.”
No kidding? Raise your hand if you’re surprised.