05 Dec '17, 5am

Coverage of the panel I appeared on yesterday with a range of US and Chinese thinkers.

The way to set rules and norms for the Internet continues to divide China and the United States, with their experts no closer to finding consensus on core issues. A panel discussion yesterday on how major countries can work together in cyberspace, including in cyber security, saw the American panellists calling for a multi-stakeholder approach, while the Chinese said the role of governments cannot be overstated. The government needs to be "at its proper position" in decision-making bodies for there to be effective, cross-border cooperation on global governance of the Internet, said Professor Shen Yi, director of Fudan University's Global Cyberspace Governance Study Centre. Prof Shen, who was speaking at the fourth World Internet Conference, pointed out that the minimal authority of governments in the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann) is why he was...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/us-china-exper...

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