The Internet Is Splitting In Two Amid U.S. Dispute With China The Internet Is Splitting in Two Amid U.S. Dispute With China

Western bigwigs were a no-show at China’s biggest web conference. But in their absence, the local overseers of the nation’s technology industry were only too happy to plug their unique vision for the global internet.

A darker side of tech emerges at China’s Internet conference, Government & Economy - THE BUSINESS TIMES

: THE BUSINESS TIMES Technology - [WUZHEN, China] Every year at the World Internet Conference, held since 2014 in the photogenic canal town of Wuzhen near Shanghai, companies and government officials have convened to send a message: China is a high-tech force to be reckoned with.. Read more at The Business Times.

China’s grand Internet vision is starting to ring hollow - Tech News | The Star Online China’s grand Internet vision is starting to ring hollow

Ever since Chinese President Xi Jinping marked the opening of the first World Internet Conference in 2014, it was meant to usher in a new era of digital openness and project China as a champion of global cyber-governance.

More than 20 ministerial-level officials from home and abroad called for countries to increase cooperation and improve technological innovation to effectively bridge the digital divide and to further build a community with a shared future in cyberspace.

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Media, guests shut out of US-China cyber relations panel sessions at World Internet Conference in Wuzhen

A panel discussion on US-China cyber relations was one of three sessions closed off at the last minute on Thursday to journalists, diplomats and guests at China’s World Internet Conference, an event meant to promote “openness and inclusiveness” in cyberspace. The “International High-level Think Tank