Web We Want Festival | The Great Firewall Of China

In 2013, the Oxford Internet Institute reported that 42% of the world’s internet users live in Asia. The region is home to some of the world’s fastest and slowest connection speeds, the most advanced technical innovations and prominent concerns around access and affordability.

Web We Want Festival | The Great Firewall Of China

While the Philippines crowdsourced a Magna Carta for Philippine Internet Freedom in 2013, China continues to exercise one of the most extensive and comprehensive Internet censorship policies in the world with the Golden Shield Project.

Join Dr Ning Wang, Researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, Lang Xiao, Research Analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media and Emilie Wang, Director of Public Relations at Shanghai Grand Theatre Arts Groupto discuss the Internet in Asia.

Chaired by Jeremy Malcolm of Electronic Frontiers Foundation.

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