Censorship Vault: Darfur, the Beijing Olympics, and More

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. 13 April 2007, 17:57:46 Earnestly manage news trackers concerning the press conference on the Olympic Games ticket sales. All websites, on the 15th of this month, the Beijing Olympic Organizing Committee will organize a press conference on the arrangements for Olympic Games ticket sales. All websites are requested to earnestly manage news trackers for corresponding information, as well as forum posts, blog articles, and other interactive segments, and remove negative discussions concerning ticket sales. 13 April 2007, 17:22:43 All websites, concerning the matter of clashes that occurred between Italian police and local Chinese, please delete pictures of the clash, do not set up special subjects, do not put it in the important news section and the front page of websites, interactive segments are not to discuss this. 13 April 2007, 15:08:46 For reports and comments concerning Darfur, Sudan, use Xinhua copy without exception, and do not open trackers when reprinting this. Websites must strictly abide by propaganda discipline, strengthen management over forums and blogs, and timely block and delete discussions using the Darfur, Sudan issue to attack or start rumors about our country. 12 April 2007, 18:06:04 To report the foundation conference of the Association of Taiwan Investment Enterprises on the Mainland, only use Xinhua copy! The foundation conference for the Association of Taiwan Investment Enterprises ...
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