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.
17 January 2007, 20:17
Roll information on “Economist State Our Country’s Financial Support is Distorted – Entertainment Expenses of 370 Billion” to the back stage, close news trackers, forums, blogs and other columns are not to repost or discuss this.
18 January 2007, 9:54
All websites, please push the article “Relevant Departments in Kunshan, Jiangsu, Cover Up Number of Deaths in Factory Explosion” to the back stage.
18 January 2007, 15.01
All websites: Please immediately delete the article “Female Cashier Embezzles Public Money and Absconds – Police Tracks QQ Number to Arrest Her.”
18 January 2007, 18:00:46
Please ensure that there are no search results for the following keywords:
Instructed content: “Ma Zhipeng – Cai,” “one more chess piece necessary – Central Propaganda Departments,” “one more chess piece necessary – Beijing,” “propaganda fights defensive war.”
18 January 2007, 18:16:24
Recently, some websites have reprinted reports such as “Sichuan First-Line Doctor Sues Hospital for ‘Deducting Percentages from Bills,’” etc., these reports are unverified in many places, and the case is currently being tried. All websites are requested to no longer continue to report this report, where it has been reprinted, push it to the back stage, it is also not to be discussed in forums and blogs.
19 January 2007, 14:31
Reports concerning quality problems emerging in
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