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Urgent Notice on Network and Information Security

Below is an urgent notice many Chinese websites received on March 31 following the recent suspension of commenting on Weibo. Translated by Hernandez. Urgent: Regarding Network and Information Security Joint announcement from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Ministry of Public Security and Ministry of Culture, effective immediately: For network and information

April 14, 2012 10:27 AM

Ministry of Truth: UN World Happiness Report


The following examples of censorship instructions, issued to the media and/or Internet companies by various central (and sometimes local) government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Chinese journalists and bloggers often refer to those instructions as “Directives from the Ministry of Truth.” CDT has collected the selections we translate here from

April 8, 2012 10:00 PM