Politics in the world now refers to merely technical rather than purely political issues. In recent years, cyberspace issues, including cybersecurity, Internet freedom and governance, have quickly become ‘politicized’ and a natural global public issue.
Important signs of the politicization of the cyber world are the inclusion of cybersecurity on the scenario agenda, as well as the spreading of US policy on the Internet freedom and the promotion of the theory of the IT public domain.
The reason why the issue of cyberspace can rapidly politicize the world is closely related to the intrinsic relevance for the Internet security and the threats posed by politicians and the media regarding active US promotion to maintain hegemony.
Although it is very difficult to politicize technical issues, countries can significantly reduce the negative impact of politicizing cyberspace by increasing contacts, building consensus, comparing and…