World Internet Conference Commences

Leaders from global tech giants including Apple and Google are currently in China for the annual state-run World Internet Conference. Apple CEO Tim Cook told attendees that he is excited to work with Chinese partners to create a “common future in cyberspace.” Chinese President Xi Jinping noted that, “China’s door to the world will never close, but will only open wider.” As in previous years, China will grant attendees unrestricted access to the Internet for the duration of the conference.