In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet Instructions” series to the Censorship Vault. These directives were originally published on Canyu.org (Participate) and date from 2005 to 2007. According to Canyu, the directives were issued by the Beijing Municipal Network Propaganda Management Office and the State Council Internet management departments and provided to to Canyu by insiders. China Copyright and Media has not verified the source.
The translations are by Rogier Creemers of China Copyright and Media.
21 April 2006, Beijing Municipal Information Office, Fan Tao
Everyone, concerning the matter of Beijing taxi price adjustment, only use copy from the Beijing Daily and Evening News, other content is to be deleted without exception, forums may not have too much extreme discussions (such as a taxi ride strike, etc.).
21 April 2006, (Friday), 18:27
All websites are requested to rapidly delete all articles sourced from the Jinghua Daily, the Beijing News and the Huaxia Times concerning the Beijing taxi price adjustment, please acknowledge receipt, thank you.
19 April 2006, (Wednesday), 11:41
It is stressed again that the following must be implemented: the matter of the Beijing taxi price increase, is not to be published in the important news sections, do not open news tracker, do not send short messages, do not make it into a special subject!
18 April 2006, (Tuesday), 10:55
Please lead the special subject about the trend of civilization today with “Youth Who Lost Their Way Accuse Network Poison – 300 Website Editors Are Deeply Shocked,” the speech of Liu Qi may be lowered.
22 April 2006, 23:30, Chen Hua
Everyone, please immediately issue this article in the second or third position on the main page of websites and at the back of the second line on news centers: http://email@example.com.
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