Censorship Vault: Stocks, Taxes, Blood

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 June 2007, 13:29:15 In recent days, there were netizens who posted information and pictures of the mass incident of the Xiamen townspeople, all websites are requested to clean up and remove this sort of content from their interactive segments. Websites are not to reprint any reports concerning this matter. 1 June 2007, 18:31:18 Second level: Delete the text “‘Insider’ Guan Guoliang,” published on 20 May by Caijing Magazine. Third level: Delete the post “Joint Announcement of Apology from the People’s Republic of China Bureau of Finance and General Administration of Taxation (Fw.),” forums and other interactive segments are not to discuss this, all search engines are to set it up as a keyword for screening. The post states: “The People’s Republic of China Bureau of Finance and General Administration of Taxation have received a decision on 31 May 2007 from the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange openly condemning the People’s Republic of China Bureau of Finance and the General Administration of Taxation, and which openly condemns the acts of relevant responsible persons within the Bureau of Finance and the General Administration of Taxation in the securities trading stamp tax adjustment information disclosure process that violated regulations. The People’s Republic of China Bureau of Finance and the General Administration of Taxation will take ...
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