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.
16 July 2007, 17:59:25
First Level: Concerning the matter of the dismissal of the Jinan People’s Congress chairman, only reprint copy from main Shandong media, do not issue it on the main page of websites and the main page of news centers, do not open trackers, forums and other interactive segments are not to discuss this. Delete images related to this case.
17 July 2007, 09:22:26, Zhong Fu
All Websites: Please immediately delete the article “Beijing Municipal Construction Committee Low-Key Meeting Seeks for Opinions–Foreign Investment Advice Policy Stable.”
17 July 2007, 09:32:48, Zhong Fu
All Websites: Please immediately delete the article “Chongqing College Entrance Exam’s First Humanities Gets Bogged Down in Tsinghua-Peking University Fight and Faces Dropping from List.”
17 July 2007, 13:54:34
Second Level: Requirements Concerning Chinese Economic Analysis Reports
All websites’ news, finance, economics, stock market, and related channels may not use analysis reports related to the Chinese economy from any foreign organ such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, etc., please clean them up as soon as possible, delete existing articles that violate regulations.
16 July 2007, 18:17:40
Redirect “Bo Yibo” to central and local focus news websites, do not set up related keywords.
18 July 2007, 09:31:33, Zhong Fu
All Websites: Please delete all news related to “black heart baozi” as well
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