Friday, March 22, 2013

In India, Google's Eric Schmidt Explains Why He Went to North Korea - Businessweek

Insights from Internet ambassador Eric Schmidt
"After first making a joke about playing basketball—a reference to the strange visit by Dennis Rodman a few weeks after Schmidt’s trip—the Google executive explained he went to Pyongyang on a mission to spread the good news about the power of the Internet. North Korea “is the last really closed country in the world,” he said. “This is a country that has suffered from lack of information. The Internet was built for everyone, including North Koreans. The quickest way to get economic growth in North Korea is to open up the Internet. I did my best to tell them this.”"
In India, Google's Eric Schmidt Explains Why He Went to North Korea - Businessweek
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