Censorship Vault: Beijing Internet Instructions Series (12)

Censorship Vault: Beijing Internet Instructions Series (12)

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 , the directives were issued by the Municipal Network Management Office and the State Council Internet management departments and provided to to by insiders. has not verified the source.

The translations are by Rogier Creemers of .

31 March 2006

Information on “Minsheng Bank Aims 3 Million Yuan Credit Limit Card at Vice-Ministerial Level Cadres” is a false report, please do not reprint it, where it has been reprinted, delete it immediately. Please acknowledge receipt, thank you.

30 March 2006

Network Supervision Office notice: everyone: if you see articles concerning the poisoning of the band “Super Mary” (Luo Jing, Han Xuan), if the article attacks the police, delete it.

30 March 2006

Concerning the case of NetEase thanking for a loan in Japanese Yen, the original text may not be distributed, but if there are positive guiding articles on forums, refuting the notion of NetEase’s Japanese Yen loan, they may be distributed and posted on forums, but firmly grasp the extent, they cannot have radical acts, or whatever calls for demonstrations, etc. Attention must also be paid to the fact that reactions in forums concerning this matter cannot be too ardent or animated.

29 March 2006

If reports have already been reprinted about the opening of the trial on the daughter or a Tsinghua University professor being throttled to death by a ticket seller, please delete it immediately.

26 March 2006

The report “Jiangsu Police Hit on the Head with Gun by Colleagues in Bathroom in Violent Attack” is untrue, please delete it immediately.

24 March 2006

Articles that the Information Office notified to be deleted:

(1) Who Burnt the Summer Palace, Has Nothing to Do With Patriotism!

(2) After Chen Yizou Leaves, the Beijing News Does Not Understand Win-Win

22 March 2006

Articles that the Information Office notified to be deleted:

(1) Only Re-Evaluating Mao Zedong Can Strengthen the Masses’ Faith in Reform

(2) “Yang Xiaokai – A Record on Random Thoughts on Chinese Politics”

(3) A Strong Speech by Hu Jintao to Japan that Is Rarely Known by the People!

21 March 2006

(1) Some Japanese members of parliament have inspected the Diaoyu Islands from an airplane, do not report it, forums are also not to discuss it. Please acknowledge receipt, thank you. (Delete)

(2) Please do not reprint the reported text of the Chongqing Morning Times of Chongqing Plans to Build Two More Dams in the Yangtze – The Total Amount of Installations Exceeds the Gezhou Dam, if it has been reprinted, please immediately remove the article. Please acknowledge receipt, thank you. (Delete)

(3) Please delete the text on expert suggestions to change Beijing into a special administrative zone, and expanding the area by eight times. Please acknowledge receipt, thank you.


“民生银行300万元透支卡瞄准副部级干部”的消息,为不实报道,请不要转载,已转的立即删除。 收到请回复,谢谢。













3:一段鲜为人知的胡锦涛对日强硬讲话 !



1.日本几个议员乘飞机视察钓鱼岛,不报道,论坛也不讨论。收到请回复,谢谢。 (删除)

2.《重庆晨报》“重庆拟在长江再建两大坝 装机总量超葛洲坝”一文,请不要转载报道,已转载的请即撤除稿件。收到请回复,谢谢。(删除)

3.专家建议将北京改为特别行政区 面积扩大8倍一文,请予删除。收到请回复,谢谢。

These translated directives were first posted by Rogier Creemers on on November 19, 2012 (here).


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