The Global Construction of the Chinese Internet 1994 – 2014

18 Pages Posted: 30 Jan 2018

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Gianluigi Negro

Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI)

Date Written: January 22, 2018


China is the most populated country in terms of Internet users (CNNIC, 2017), its government might be also considered one of the most important one to promote an alternative vision of Internet governance. At the present stage, the Internet is mainly based on a multi-stakeholder model which equally includes government representatives but also engineers, members of nonprofit organizations, lobbies and individuals in the decision-making process.

Keywords: GigaNet

Suggested Citation

Negro, Gianluigi, The Global Construction of the Chinese Internet 1994 – 2014 (January 22, 2018). GigaNet: Global Internet Governance Academic Network, Annual Symposium 2017. Available at SSRN: or

Gianluigi Negro (Contact Author)

Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) ( email )

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