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Séverine Arsène
p. 3-4


The exponential increase of Internet connectivity in China has generated a great deal of journalistic and scholarly work that has essentially documented the emergence of the Internet as an unprecedented, though censored, platform for public expression, and has assessed its political significance. (…) Much less is known, however, about the more diversified forms of powerthat are embedded in Internet governance, broadly conceived as the incrementalconception, implementation, regulation, management, and uses ofInternet networks and services. Political positions and ideological visionsare embedded in technological choices, from the layout of physical networksand routers to the development of applications such as search enginesand expression platforms…

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Séverine Arsène, « Editorial », China Perspectives, 2015/4 | 2015, 3-4.

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Séverine Arsène, « Editorial », China Perspectives [Online], 2015/4 | 2015, Online since 01 January 2017, connection on 27 September 2021. URL : ; DOI :

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