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Just why has Google's Schmidt gone to North Korea?

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What is one of the world's most prominent advocates of Internet freedom doing in a country where unregulated access to information is generally either impossible or criminal? 

Bill Richardson (C-R) and Eric Schmidt (C-L) at Kim Il Sung University computer center in Pyongyang on Wednesday. Google chairman Eric Schmidt's "private" visit to North Korea raises many questions, not least because he embodies what regimes in Pyongyang have spent decades resisting with all the considerable power at their disposal.

Google chairman Eric Schmidt's "private" visit to North Korea raises many questions, not least because he embodies what regimes in Pyongyang have spent decades resisting with all the considerable power at their disposal.

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