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World Internet Conference closes in E China

2016-11-18Source: Xinhua   


Xu Lin, minister of the Cyberspace Administration of China, delivers a speech at the closing ceremony of the third World Internet Conference (WIC) in Wuzhen, East China's Zhejiang province, Nov 18, 2016. [Photo by Feng Yongbin/]

HANGZHOU - The third World Internet Conference closed Friday in Wuzhen in East China's Zhejiang province.

A number of emerging technologies, including Telsa's Self-Driving Vehicle and Huawei's Kirin 960 chipset, were released at the conference, which was themed "Innovation-driven Internet Development for the Benefit of All -- Building a Community of Common Future in Cyberspace."

More than 1,600 guests, including state leaders, from over 110 countries and regions attended the conference. The conference consisted of 16 forums covering the economy, culture, governance, international internet cooperation and other themes.

"With innovation in its genes, the internet has become an important driver for economic and social development," said Xu Lin, director of Cyberspace Administration of China.

Xu also stressed interconnection and shared governance in cyberspace, and said it is the common responsibility for international society to maintain internet security.