During the recent conference that took place in London British Foreign Secretary, William Hague declared that statements about cyberspace and web functioning can lead to a sustainable and equitable growth of giving access to knowledge and exchange of ideas about investment and nurtures possibilities for taking part in economic and social activities for margins. All this creates significant challenges that could define some benefits and pose serious threat.
According to the statements of secretary Hague tackling threats should improve security that will come at the expense of some fundamental human rights.
Secretary Hague being a chair for the conference declared a belief that at the end of the conference cyber security should be improved by the expense of human rights.
British foreign minister added that some governments are in the long term efforts to resist free flow of information.
The main purpose of the London conference devoted to cyberspace was connected with launching more confused and inclusive dialogue concerning with two aspects: key cyberspace actors, civil society and industry.UKforeign office hosted this information and further away this information was represented by 60 countries.
Among persons attending facebook one can find policy director Allan Richard, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, European commissionerKroes,USVice President Joseph Biden.
Vice president Joe Biden echoed Hague’s sentiments announcing that citizens’ on-line actions as it has been suggested should not be done at all.
Chinawas represented at the conference as one of the countries that do not actively participate in the open sessions.
China’s Consulate inEdinburghseemed to have different points of view on its participation in this conference.
Chinese delegation composing Ministry of foreign affairs, State Council of information office and some other departments took part at the conference.Chinaexpressed a hope that theLondonconference and its former discussions on some related topics at forums will be a rather useful supplement for the international process of discussing some international rules concerning the cyberspace within the UN.
But according to Financial times (London) a secretary Hague or vice president Biden seem to not like this.
FT reported that following three day political schooling session CEOs of 39 Chinese Internet, computer groups, telecom apparently pledged that Chinese government will exert tighter censoring over the 500 million web users of the web inChina.
The Ceos has likely reached agreement for self-control, restrain and strict discipline strengthening. All this contains the tendency of spreading some web rumors, illegal, harmful information, self-control.
So while secretary Hague and vice president Biden may believe that countries are trying their efforts in controlling free information flow over the web. Chinese government, ceos of its major IT companies do not let some beliefs interfering with some attempts for proving.
The FT also says that the group plans for future political schooling sessions to reinforce their commitment to their objectives.