China has long promoted “cybersovereingty” as an alternative cornerstone to internet law and regulation and is currently engaged in a sweeping new regulatory agenda, ostensibly focused on cybersecurity, but affecting every bit of the digital economy. The presentation analyses China’s approach to internet sovereignty in light of recent trends and possible tensions between regulatory approaches and trade flows. It maintains that China will focus on cybersovereignty as main priority.
We look forward to welcoming you on July 3-5, 2023 for our Annual Conference entitled "Islands and Ocean: Public Law in a Plural World." The conference will take place at the Victoria University of Wellington, in New Zealand.Call For Papers and Panels