torsdag 29. desember 2016

China Warns of 'Foreign Powers' Subverting Communist Party Rule Online

China's powerful internet regulator has set out plans to defend the country's "national sovereignty" in the part of cyberspace behind the Great Firewall, a complex system of blocks, filters, and human censorship that determine what Chinese netizens can see online.

"The cybersecurity situation is growing more severe every day, and we face grave risks and challenges in national politics, the economy, culture, society, national defense, security, and citizens’ lawful rights and interests in cyberspace," the Cyberspace Administration said in an announcement on its official website. 
It warned that "cyber penetrations" could affect the ruling Chinese Communist Party's grip on power. "Political stability is the basic precondition for national development and the happiness of the people," the agency said. Read more