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.
1 August 2006, 10:12, Yang Le
All websites must bring up the special subject of propaganda on the Long March, put it at the top of the important news section, put it side by side with the scientific development view, and jointly line up the three matters of the scientific development view, running the web in a civilized manner and the 70th anniversary of the victorious Long March.
1 August 2006, 11:00, Yang Le
All websites are to transmit the People’s Daily Online articles on the Long March, march carrying the special subject, the position is to be the second line of the important news section.
1 August 2006, 14:24, Chen Hua
On information related to the grave illness of Cuban leader Castro and corresponding matters, websites are only to reissue Xinhua articles, they are not to set up news trackers, and those already having news trackers must delete them as quickly as possible.
2 August 2006, 22:36, On-Duty MSN of the Internet Management Office
Concerning the People’s Daily Online article on “Zhou Jinhuo” (the Fujian Provincial People’s Congress Standing Committee has dismissed Zhou Jinhuo from his duties as a National People’s Representative), all websites are not to reprint this on the main page of the website or the important news section of their news
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