Google executives in Cuba to promote Internet freedom

July 4th, 2014   Theme: Cuba Libre! | Theme: Internet Freedom

Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt has led a delegation on Cuba in order to promote censorship-free Internet access. The visit lasted two days with time spend meeting figures in the public sector and digital scene. Schmidt confirmed his visit in a Google+ post, saying that “approximately 3 – 4 percent of Cubans have access to the Internet in internet cafes and in certain universities. The Internet is heavily censored and the infrastructure, which we toured, is made out of Chinese components.”

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