March 16, 2022

The Great Firewall of China: How to build and Control an Alternative Version of the Internet. Talking with author James Griffiths.

The Great Firewall of China: How to build and Control an Alternative Version of the Internet. Talking with author James Griffiths.

China’s concept of internet sovereignty has ushered in censorship and control of what used to be the freewheeling World Wide Web. Russia has recently clamped down on its’ citizens internet access too. Is this virus spreading ?


China believes in internet sovereignty, whereby each country should control its' own internet. And it is looking to influence Internet governance and free speech policies through international organizations and the UN. Most recently, Russia has implemented controls on its' citizens access to internet information following China's example. Are the free wheeling days of the world wide web numbered ?

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