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Wuzhen to host World Internet Conference

By CAO YIN ( Updated: 2014-11-17 17:16

The World Internet Conference, which will take place in Wuzhen, a town in East China's Zhejiang province, on Wednesday, has attracted more than 1,000 participants from across the world.

The conference, held from Wednesday to Friday, will focus on several hot issues in the cyberspace, including cyber security, online anti-terrorism crackdown, mobile network and cross-border e-commerce.

It is the first time that China is holding such a top-level conference related to Internet. Guests include government officials from various countries, cyberspace specialists and technology enterprises tycoons, such as Zhou Hongyi, head of Qihoo 360, Chinese largest security software manufacturer, and Jack Ma, the founder and board chairman of Alibaba, China's largest e-commerce business.

According to the organizer, the Cyberspace Administration of China, the country's top Internet watchdog, the meeting has also attracted almost 700 journalists from the world and 500 volunteers have been deputed to serve the guests.

In addition, participants can enjoy fast-speed free Wi-Fi in Wuzhen, and the town will become the permanent place to hold the conference in future.

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