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2023 | Buch

China Internet Development Report 2020

Blue Book for World Internet Conference

verfasst von: Chinese Academy of Cyberspace Studies

Verlag: Springer Nature Singapore


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This book systematically summarizes the development process of China Internet in 2020, reveals the strong impact of Internet on China's economic development and social progress, and displays the course of the Chinese people's changes from beneficiary and participant to builder, contributor, and joint maintainer of cyberspace development and security during the Internet development; objectively reflects the development achievements, development status, and development trend of China Internet in 2020, systematically summarizes the main experience in the development of China Internet, and deeply analyzes China's strategic planning, policy actions, development results, practical level and future trend in information infrastructure, network information technology, digital economy, E-government, construction and management of network contents, network security, legal construction of cyberspace, international cyberspace governance, and other aspects; further improves the index system for the development of China Internet and makes an overall assessment of network security and informatization work in 31 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government, excluding Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan) throughout China from 6 aspects, in the hope of reflecting the Internet development level throughout China and individual places comprehensively and accurately.

With the important thoughts of General Secretary Xi Jinping on the national cyber development strategy as the main line running through the book, this book collects the latest research results in the domestic Internet field and utilizes the latest cases and authoritative data; featuring rich contents and highlights, this book helps the public readers to better comprehend the rich implications, spiritual essence, and practice requirements of the Internet governance concepts, thoughts, and opinions of General Secretary Xi Jinping and provides an important reference value for the employees in the Internet fields, such as government departments, Internet enterprises, scientific research institutions, colleges, and universities to fully understand and master the development of the China Internet.


Chapter 1. Overview
2020 is a critical year for building a well-off society in an all-round way and the last year of the 13th Five-Year Plan. China now stays at a critical turn from the first Centenary Goal to the second Centenary Goal. People’s growing needs for a better life put forward higher demands for the development of Internet information, and further promote the popularization and innovative development of informatization application.
Chapter 2. Information Infrastructure Construction
Thanks to the great support at the national level, China’s new information infrastructure construction has advanced rapidly. Besides profoundly changing the development orientation and trajectory of network facilities, it has played an increasingly strategic, fundamental and leading role in economic and social transformation and development.
Chapter 3. The Development of Information Technology
Information technology and industry are the basis of information construction.
Chapter 4. The Development of Digital Economy
The CPC Central Committee, with Comrade Xi Jinping at its core, has been working to promote the development of digital economy through scientific planning and overall coordination. Efforts have also been intensified in facilitating the theoretical, institutional and practical innovation in this field.
Chapter 5. The Development of E-Government
The Fourth Plenary Session of the 19th CPC Central Committee proposed to establish and improve the system whereby technologies such as the Internet, big data and AI are used in administrative management, and promote e-government construction.
Chapter 6. Web Content Construction
With the development of technologies such as mobile Internet, IoT, AI and 5G as well as the deeper penetration of the Internet, the integrated development of the Internet and various fields (economic, political, cultural and social fields) has continued to advance, bringing both historic opportunities and new challenges to the construction of web content.
Chapter 7. Cybersecurity Construction
On September 16, 2019, General Secretary Xi Jinping made a series of important instructions on the Cybersecurity Week.
Chapter 8. Rule of Law Construction in Cyberspace
With the maturity and popularization of emerging digital technologies, Internet applications have penetrated deep into people’s daily life, which has not only released digital dividend but also caused a series of problems. For example, the exploitation and utilization of network data has boosted the development of Internet industry, and resulted in sharp contradictions between the protection and utilization of personal information by enterprises, as well as serious hazards from underground industries that sell personal information.
Chapter 9. International Governance, Exchange and Cooperation in Cyberspace
In 2020, the sudden outbreak of COVID rapidly swept across the globe. As people of all countries are increasingly dependent on the Internet, and information and communication technologies such as 5G, AI and big data have ushered in a new round of development opportunities around the globe, new governance topics and demands have been emerging, creating conditions for international exchange and cooperation in cyberspace.
China Internet Development Report 2020
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Chinese Academy of Cyberspace Studies
Springer Nature Singapore
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