U.S. delegations including Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt (2nd R) look at a student using the Internet with desktop computers as he visits Kim Il-Sung University in Pyongyang, in this photo taken by Kyodo January 8, 2013. North Korea has done its best to butter up Google Inc. ahead of Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt's visit that started on Monday, even to the extent of setting up a gmail account for its state news agency KCNA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Forces That Could Rip the Internet Asunder
September 24, 2014,
The core strength of the Internet is the network’s ability to transcend geographic boundaries. The borderless Internet has enabled powerful network effects that promote commerce, trade, communications, and the cross-border flow of information. Yet several powerful and global forces are converging to threaten the Internet.