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Governments must not censor internet, says William Hague | guardian.co.uk

The UK has issued a direct challenge to China and Russia over regulation of the internet, with William Hague insisting that cyberspace must not be “stifled by government control or censorship”.

In a strongly worded opening address to an international conference hosted in London, the foreign secretary told delegates that the internet “must remain open and not become ghettoised” – rebuffing the notion that new international treaties were needed to police online activity.

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