Eric Schmidt http://wamc.org en Google's Schmidt Urges Internet Openness in North Korea http://wamc.org/post/googles-schmidt-urges-internet-openness-north-korea <p></p><p>BEIJING (AP) -- Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said Thursday it's up to North Korea to shed its self-imposed isolation and allow its citizens to use the Internet and connect with the outside world, or risk remaining way behind other countries.</p><p>Schmidt was returning from a private trip to North Korea with former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson that was not sanctioned by the U.S. government and has been criticized for appearing to boost Pyongyang's profile after its widely condemned rocket launch put a satellite into space last month.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 21:43:39 +0000 Associated Press 55490 at http://wamc.org Google's Schmidt Urges Internet Openness in North Korea