Censorship Vault: Beijing Internet Instructions Series (13)

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 .

3 April 2006, 8:55, Beijing Municipal Information Office, Fan Tao

Please timely reprint this in the important news section of the News Center: “Disaster Precaution and Emergency Response Handbook” is given to urban residents, mayor Wang Qishan delivers a speech, http://beijing.qianlong.com/3825/2006/04/03/2442@3089383.htm. This city will freely issue the handbook on disaster precaution and emergency response to urban residents, http://www.beijing.gov.cn/rdgz/t341408.htm. Please acknowledge receipt, thank you.

3 April 2006, 16:03, Beijing Municipal Information Office, Chen Hua

Everyone, today, the article in the Beijing Modern Commercial Daily “Money Laundering Domestic Films” (general idea), forums are not to discuss this.

9 April 2006, 18:26, Beijing Municipal Information Office, Fan Tao

The Proposal Letter must be put in the header of the news section of the main page of websites, and in a large header on the main page of the news center (on a red background); website forums and all forum websites are to reprint it at the top at the same time; websites send short messages with the headline of that day, all websites, when reprinting, may not change title or content. Content of trackers must be kept under control, trackers must be supporting and have positive content. Please acknowledge receipt, thank you.

Please pay attention, websites having short message services, please only send short messages after eight o’clock tomorrow. Please acknowledge receipt, thank you.

10 April 2006, 9:43, Beijing Municipal Information Office, Fan Tao

Experts state that Japan’s choice for a China expert as ambassador in China is intended to foster good will, 10 April 2006, 1:26, Dongfang Net. Please delete this.

10 April 2006 (Monday), 10:57

All websites are requested to timely reprint the Beijing Daily commentator’s article Run the Web and Use the Web in a Civilized Manner, (Beijing Daily information, under the information follows the Beijing Daily commentator’s article); at the same time, reprint the People’s Daily commentator’s article Promote Honour and Abandon Disgrace, Run the Web in a Civilized Manner. Furthermore, please let the Letter of Proposal in place until eight o’ clock tonight, after removing it from the header, corresponding content is to be continuously maintained in the important news section. Please acknowledge receipt, thank you.

11 April 2006, 8:59, Beijing Municipal Information Office, Fan Tao

Sino-American Joint Committee on Commerce and Trade meeting held today, the U.S. side pressures China on exchange rate reform – please push this to the back stage!

11 April 2006, 15:04

On the case of “30 deaths after explosion in the original Pingxuangang Coal and Electricity Company Hospital” in Shanxi, do not make special subjects, do not make header pictures, and remove it from the important news section to the domestic news section. Please acknowledge receipt, thank you.

11 April 2006

Xinhua will issue an article entitles “Main Central News Websites Jointly Issue a ‘Letter of Response on Running the Internet in a Civilized Manner,’” please reprint it; make it into a header title on websites’ main pages and news centers, and into a large title in news centers on a red background, keep it there fore 24 hours; it will do for all websites to put the present headers into special subjects. Please acknowledge receipt, thank you.

12 April 2006, 9:00, Beijing Information Office, Fan Tao

Please remove the two articles “Train Collision on Beijing-Kowloon Line Causes 10 Hours of Interruption (Images)” and “Beijing-Kowloon Line Train Collision Means 7000 Passengers Delayed or Needing Ticket Refund” from the main pages of websites and news centers. Please acknowledge receipt, thank you.

12 April 2006, 9:00

Fan Tao (Municipal Government Information Office-Municipal Internet Management Office: 65278743) says:

Please completely reprint the Beijing Evening News article Zhang Pingzheng Brought “Grandmother” into Marriage 25 Years Ago – a Rare Loving Act of a Young Woman for a Grandparent without Blood Relationship. Please acknowledge receipt, thank you.

13 April 2006, 22:00, Beijing Municipal Information Office, Chen Hua

Everyone, issue this article in a news header on the main page of websites and a large header in the news center, http://news.qianlong.com/28874/2006/04/13/1160@3116849.htm.

Issue this article in a smaller header under the large header of the news center, http://beijing.qianlong.com/3825/2006/04/13/178@3115767.htm.

Everyone, please clean up information in your forums and blogs on the wedding of Zhang Chunxian and Li Xiuping, no longer report it.

2006年4月北京网管办发出的禁令(一)
2006年4月3日16时03分 北京市新闻办公室 陈华

各位,今天北京现代商报“洗钱洗滥国产电影”(大意)一文不转,论坛不讨论。

2006年4月9日18时26分 北京市新闻办公室 范涛

倡议书必须放在网站首页新闻区头条、新闻中心首页大头条(套红);网站论坛、各论坛网站同时置顶转载;网站发当天头条短信;各网站在转载时,不得改变标题及内容。务必管住跟贴内容,跟贴必须是支持和正面内容。收到请回复,谢谢。

请注意,有短信业务的网站,请在明天8点以后再发短信。收到请回复,谢谢。

06年4月10日9时43分 北京市新闻办公室 范涛

专家称日本选择中国通驻华大使意在释放善意

2006年04月10日01:26 东方网

请予删除

2006-4-10 (星期一) 10:57

请各网及时转载北京日报评论员文章《文明办网文明上网》http://epaper.bjd.com.cn/rb/20060410/200604/t5206.htm(北京日报消息,消息下面跟着北 京日报评论员文章);同时转载人民日报评论员文章《扬荣弃耻文明办网》http://politics.people.com.cn/GB/1026 /4283456.html。另外,倡议书请放到今晚8点,从头条撤下后,相关内容继续保留在要闻区。收到请回复,谢谢。

2006年4月11日8时59分 北京市新闻办公室 范涛

中美商贸联委会今起举行 美方将对中国汇改施压 ——请压到后台!

2006-4-11 15:04

“山西原平轩岗煤电公司医院爆炸30人死亡”一事,不做专题,不做头图,从要闻区撤到国内。收到请回复,谢谢。

2006-4-11

新华社将发出“中央主要新闻网站联合发出《文明办网响应书》”一稿,请务必转载;做网站首页新闻中心头条标题、新闻中心做套红大头条,并保留24小时;各网现在的头条放到专题内即可。收到请回复,谢谢。

2006年 4月12日9时 分 北京市新闻办公室 范涛

“京九线列车追尾中断10小时(组图)”和“京九铁路火车追尾七千旅客滞留退票”两篇稿件请从网站首页、新闻中心首页撤除。收到请回复,谢谢。

2006年 4月12日9时

范 涛 (市政府新闻办/市网管办:65278473) 说:

请在要闻区中下部位置全文转载北京晚报文章《张品正带着“奶奶”出嫁25年——当年少女的一个善举结下了没有血缘的祖孙奇》,http://epaper.bjd.com.cn/wb/20060404/200604/t2946.htm收到请回复,谢谢。

06年 4月13日22时 分 北京市新闻办公室 陈华

各位,这条发网站首页新闻头条和新闻中心大头条,

http://news.qianlong.com/28874/2006/04/13/1160@3116849.htm

这条发新闻中心大头条下边的小标题

http://beijing.qianlong.com/3825/2006/04/13/178@3115767.htm

各位,请清理各自论坛博客中关于张春贤和李修平结婚的消息,不再报。

These translated directives were first posted by Rogier Creemers on on November 20, 2012 (here).