The US-China Internet Industry Forum is an annual event to facilitate exchange and cooperation between the Internet industries of the two countries. The first forum was held in November 2007 in Seattle.
"The Internet industry will continue to keep its momentum of rapid development. The Chinese Internet market is huge and has great potential. "
"The Internet has transformed how we live. Social networking is the new town square; blogging has turned citizens into journalists."
"It is clearly difficult to manage Internet governance within one single country. International communication and cooperation is necessary."
"We sincerely hope that more people benefit from the safe, healthy and harmonious environment on the Internet."
"Internet security has become a vital part of the public interest as it affects critical infrastructure as well as individuals."
"Network security is an issue that requires the industry, government and all social sectors to work together to make the Internet a safe and clean place."
"The information technology would not be able to be so popular in society today without the development of the Internet."
"The Internet presents enormous opportunity and great challenges for all stakeholders."
"To a large extent the future development of the Internet will be decided by e-commerce."
"It is foreseeable that 'interaction' will be one of the key words in the development of the Internet in the future. "
"The recent progress of the Internet has pumped new life into moribund artificial intelligence technologies, which had been stalled for decades."
"In time of the disaster, Internet media served as a bridge of communications among the netizens, as well as between the government and the netizens."
"The forum will further deepen mutual understanding and communication, and promote cooperation and development."
"Statistics from an online survey showed that 231 million or 89.9 percent of Chinese Internet users watched the Olympic Games online."
"The Chinese government has attached great significance to Internet development and regards it as an important measure to achieve economic and social informatization."