, Beijing, February (Xinhua) 27, the central network security and information technology leadership team was established in Beijing held its first meeting. The general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, state president and CMC Chairman Xi Jinping himself as leader, Li Keqiang, deputy head of Liu Yunshan, Chinese once again demonstrated the highest level of comprehensive deepening reform, strengthen top-level design will show to promote the development of information technology to ensure network security, safeguard national interests, determination.

 

Video: Xi Jinping called for China to build a network power

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although there have been a lot of speculation at home and abroad, but the news has triggered a keen attention of Chinese and foreign media and Internet users. Public opinion generally believes that this is another major measure for the implementation of the spirit of the third Plenary Session of the 18th CPC Central Committee is an important step towards China network and information security, national strategy, marking the network has 600 million Internet users in the country to accelerate the network power to advance.  

this year is the 20 anniversary of China’s access to the internet. In 20 years, Chinese seize the opportunity of the Internet, rapid development, has achieved remarkable achievements. According to the China Internet Network Information Center released a report, by the end of 2013, Chinese Internet users exceeded 600 million, the mobile phone Internet users accounted for 80%; more than 1 billion 200 million mobile phone users, a total of 18 million 440 thousand domestic domain name, website of nearly 400 million, the world’s ten largest Internet companies in China 3. 2013 online shopping users reached 300 million, the overall size of the national information consumption reached RMB 2 trillion and 200 billion yuan, an increase of more than 28%, e-commerce transactions exceeded RMB 10 trillion yuan. China has become a veritable network power".

but some other data show that big is not necessarily strong, China still has a gap from the network power goals. We are still lagging behind in terms of independent innovation, regional and urban-rural differences are obvious, especially the gap between the per capita bandwidth and the international advanced level, the domestic Internet development bottleneck is still more prominent. Information driven industrialization, urbanization, agricultural modernization, national governance systems and governance capacity modernization task is very heavy. The "digital divide" between different regions of China and its social and economic development issues need to be resolved as soon as possible. At the same time, China’s network security tasks and challenges facing increasingly complex and diverse. China is currently the main victim of cyber attacks. Only in November 2013, outside the Trojan or zombie program to control the domestic server is close to 900 thousand hosts IP. Violations of personal privacy, damage the legitimate rights and interests of citizens and other illegal acts occur.

China’s network management system, due to historical reasons, resulting in Kowloon flood management structure. Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China in the third Plenary Session of the 18th CPC Central Committee, "decision" clearly stated that "in the face of the rapid development of Internet technology and applications,"

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