The internet is dividing, and the choice boils down to China or the West
Posted in: Governance at 23/05/2019 14:38
The internet is dividing, and countries and companies will soon be forced to make a stark decision about their online futures: whether to choose the Western approach or a model shaped by the Chinese Communist Party.
Analysts warn the choice between the two very different philosophical camps won't be easy — and could have serious implications.
The growing schism comes as governments of all persuasions impose greater national restrictions on online activity, often motivated by concerns over security and crime.