We must do our best to intensify self-discipline among internet media to guarantee internet security….Online media must treat the creation of a positive mainstream opinion environment as an important duty…

The importance different countries attach to internet security is different. We must…, from the angle of national security, information security and cultural security, actively respond to the challenges in internet security and … find a path of internet development with Chinese characteristics.

China is a victim of hackers and resolutely opposes hacking. To maintain internet security, we need international co-operation and close co-ordination.

Wang Chen, head of the State Council Information Office & deputy head of the Communist party’s propaganda deparment, on Google’s announcement that they would pull out of China

China’s Internet is open. The Chinese government administers the Internet according to law and we have explicit stipulations over what information and content can be spread over the internet,

–Jiang Yu, spokeswoman

Meanwhile, Google has capitalized on an incredible opportunity to substantiate its “Don’t Be Evil” motto.