China's State Council Information Office on Thursday released a white paper titled "China's Law-Based Cyberspace Governance in the New Era."
The document is comprised of six parts, focusing on upholding the rule of law in cyberspace, consolidating the legal system for cyberspace governance, keeping order in a rule-based cyberspace, defending fairness and justice in cyberspace, promoting public awareness and competence in law-based cyberspace governance, and increasing international exchanges and cooperation in law-based cyberspace governance.
China is fully engaged in international exchanges and cooperation in the field of law-based governance of cyberspace, according to the sixth part of the document.
Here are some highlights:
-- Playing an Active Role in Rule Making
China is committed to international fairness and justice. It supports the participation of all countries in global cyberspace governance on an equal footing, and in laying down international cyberspace rules that are universally accepted.
-- Conducting Extensive Exchanges and Cooperation
As a longstanding supporter of international exchanges and cooperation in the rule of law in cyberspace, China takes part in dialogues, negotiations, exchanges, and mutual learning with other countries. It continues to expand and strengthen the network of global partnerships based on equality, openness, and cooperation, and to promote international cyberspace governance that is driven by common progress and designed for shared benefit.
-- Creating Platforms for Dialogue
As a responsible major country, China has made great efforts to build a global platform promoting connectivity between China and the rest of the world, and a Chinese platform for the global internet to be shared and governed by all. It has played an active role in promoting connections, understanding, and mutual trust in the rule of law in cyberspace between different countries.