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President Xi Jinping's views on the Internet

chinadaily.com.cn Updated: 2015-12-11

President Xi Jinping’s main thoughts on Internet development:

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Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks to delegates at the annual US-China Internet Inudstry Forum at Microsoft Corp headquarters in Redmond, Washington, Sep 23, 2015.


“The Internet Age will promote the development of human life, production and productivity.”

--- In a speech during his visit to the Chinese tech company Tencent, Dec 7, 2012      

 

“China is still lagging in independent innovation. The digital gap between rural and urban areas remains large and its average bandwidth is far less than that in developed countries. Internet development in China is still facing a serious bottleneck.”

--- At the first meeting of the central Internet security and informatization leading group, Feb 27, 2014


“Cyber information flows across countries and steers technology, funding and talent. Information resources are increasingly a crucial production factor and a key part of social wealth, signaling a country's soft power and competitiveness.”

--- At the first meeting of the central Internet security and informatization leading group, Feb 27, 2014


“Tencent has a big user database, from which you can help disclose the most objective and accurate analysis and provide us a channel to hear the public voice.”

--- In a speech during his visit to the Chinese tech company Tencent, Dec 7, 2014


“Building a cyber power requires domestically developed solid technology, rich and comprehensive information services, prosperous cyber culture, sound infrastructure, and high-caliber experts in Internet security and information, as well as international cooperation.”

--- At the first meeting of the central Internet security and informatization leading group, Feb 27, 2014.

 

"The development of the Internet has posed new challenges to national sovereignty, security and development interests, which requires the international community to meet urgently and seriously and pursue common governance and win-win outcome.”

--- In the message of congratulations sent to the first World Internet Conference held in Wuzhen, Nov 19, 2014


“Making a peaceful, secure, open and collaborative cyberspace is in line with the common interest of the international community.”

--- Xi spoke by phone with US President Barack Obama, March 14, 2014


“Internet security and informatization has a butterfly effect on many areas in a country. We should be fully aware of the current situation and the importance and urgency of our work. “

--- At the first meeting of the central Internet security and informatization leading group, Feb 27, 2014.


"The convergence of traditional and new media must abide by communication laws while giving full play to ‘Internet thinking’. Based on content creation, and backed by technology, the integration can take root in content, news resources, publication, business operation and management."

--- At the 4th meeting of the central leading group for deepening overall reform, Aug 8, 2014

The following are President Xi Jinping’s main thoughts on Internet governance: 

“The government needs to improve management of the Internet in accordance with the law.”

--- At a publicity work conference, August 19, 2013


“We need legislative plans for laws and regulations on better online content management and protection of key information facilities to regulate cyberspace and protect the rights and interests of citizens in accordance with law.” 

--- At the first meeting of the central Internet security and informatization leading group, Feb 27, 2014


“We need to continue with our policy of active use, scientific development, and management by law and need to increase Internet management in accordance with the law, and improve our system of Internet management. “

--- From Explanation of the Decisions of CPC Central Committee on Major Issues Concerning Deepening Reforms, on Nov 15, 2013.

The following are President Xi Jinping’s main thoughts on cyber cooperation with global community: 

“Every nation should contribute to the establishment of a joint international system of governance to achieve a peaceful, secure, open and cooperative cyberspace. Such a system should feature multilateral cooperation, democracy and transparency.”

--- At the Brazilian National Congress during his official visit to the Latin American country, July 16, 2014 


“The development of the Internet has posed new challenges to national sovereignty, security and development interests, which requires the international community to meet urgently and seriously and pursue common governance and win-win outcome.”

--- In a message of congratulations Xi sent to the opening ceremony at first World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, Nov 19, 2014


“China proposes that all the countries institute its own Internet policy in line with its own national conditions and advocates the building of a peaceful, secure, open and cooperative cyber space.”

--- At a meeting with tech executives at the 8th US-China Internet Industry Forum in Seattle during his official visit to the US, Sept 23, 2015

The following are President Xi Jinping’s main thoughts on cyber security:

“There’ll be no national security without cyber security, and no modernization without informationization.”

--- At the first meeting of the central Internet security and informatization leading group, Feb 27, 2014


“Cyber security and informationization are similar to the two wings of a bird. We must unify them.”

--- At the first meeting of central Internet security and informatization leading group, Feb 27, 2014


“A cyberspace of security, stability and prosperity is of increasing significance to the peace and development of a country and even the world.”

--- Xi spoke to delegates at the eighth annual China-US Internet forum at Microsoft Corp headquarters in Redmond, Washington, Sep 23, 2015 


“China takes cyber security very seriously. China is also a victim of hacking... Cyber theft of commercial secrets and hacking attacks against government networks are both illegal ... China and the United States share common concerns on cyber security.”

--- Ahead of his first official state visit to the US, President Xi Jinping provided written answers to questions submitted by The Wall Street Journal, Sep 22, 2015


“There are no double standards in the information sector and every country has the right to preserve its own information security. No matter how developed a country's Internet technology is, it just cannot violate the information sovereignty of other countries.”

--- At the Brazilian National Congress during his official visit to the Latin American country, July 16, 2014

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