China's top justice stresses intelligent courts, cyberspace rule-of-law

(Xinhua) Updated : 2016-11-18

HANGZHOU -- China's top justice on Nov 17 called for international cooperation on intelligent courts and rule of law in cyberspace governance.

Zhou Qiang, president of the Supreme People's Court was addressing the third World Internet Conference (WIC) in Wuzhen, Zhejiang Province. Zhou said IT has raised the quality and efficiency of trials, reinforcing social equality and justice in general.

Countries need to share their best practices in IT in courts, Zhou said.

Rule of law in cyberspace will ensure the cybersphere is safe, orderly and accessible to all, Zhou added.

The WIC, running from Nov 16 to Nov 18 this year, is an annual meeting of the world's tech firm bosses, academics, and government officials to discuss current Internet trends.