31 Oct '11, 3am

Clinton, tech firms head to London for cyberspace talks

Clinton, tech firms head to London for cyberspace talks

LONDON - Officials from 60 countries including Hillary Clinton, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales and Chinese technology firms gather in London Tuesday to discuss the benefits and security risks of cyberspace. The US Secretary of State is among up to 900 delegates attending the two-day conference, although few expect unity from participants who often disagree on what exactly the opportunities and challenges presented by cyberspace are. The broad agenda covers everything from access to the Internet, the economic impact of cyberspace, its social benefits – including fuelling democracy movements such as the Arab Spring – and cyber crime and security. Commentators have expressed scepticism that the varying interests of Europe and the United States on the one hand and Russia and China on the other can be reconciled, particularly on issues such as freedom of speech online. China ...

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