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Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt makes his way after checking in at Beijing International airport in Beijing on Jan. 7, 2013, before his trip to North Korea. (credit: WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Head Urging North Korea To Allow More Internet, Cellphone Access

A private delegation including Google’s Eric Schmidt is urging North Korea to allow more open Internet access and cellphones to benefit its citizens, the mission’s leader said Wednesday in the country with some of the world’s tightest controls on information.

01/09/2013

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schimidt makes his way after checking in at Beijing International airport in Beijing on Jan. 7, 2013, before his trip to North Korea. (credit: WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Arrives In North Korea

Google’s chairman wants a first-hand look at North Korea’s economy and social media during his private visit Monday to the communist nation, his delegation said, despite misgivings in Washington over the timing of the trip.

01/07/2013

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