Censorship Vault: Beijing Internet Instructions Series (18)

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 Internet management departments and provided to to by insiders. has not verified the source.

The translations are by Rogier Creemers of .

22 May 2006, 14:00

Everyone, (1) Guangdong Province will deal with the relevant responsible persons of the grave illegal incident of 6 December in the Shanwei Red Bay Open Economic Zone where a small number of people incited villagers to beat, smash and loot a wind power station and violently attack law enforcement cadres and police, and open the court session to try relevant troublemakers. On this matter, the main Guangdong provincial newspapers, Southern News Network, Jinyang net, Dayang net and Shenzhen News Net will respectively on 24 and 25 May issue relevant information. Apart from the above mentioned media, other regional website are not to reprint or report relevant information without exception, it is also not to be discussed on forums, blogs, trackers and other interactive segments.

(2) Concerning the matter of inviting tenders for land use rights for land use in public construction and apartment programs in Datun Beiding Village, Chaoyang District, Beijing (the original Morgan Center Program), no reports are made for the time being.

23 May 2006, 17:00 Fan Tao, Municipal Information Office.

Fan Tao (Municipal Information Office / Municipal Network Office: 65278473) says:

All websites are requested to reprint the following to articles in the special subject section on initiating the wind of network civilization: More than 800 Beijing Internet Cafés Are Ordered to Rectify (replace the existing title, http://news.xinhuanet.com/it/2006-05/22/content_4582202.htm) and Training of All Legal Representatives of Internet Cafés in the Entire City of Beijing Completed, (address: http://news.xinhuanet.com/it/2006-05/23/content_4587208.htm), please acknowledge receipt.

24 May 2006, 1:10, Chen Hua

Everyone, please put these two articles in the content of running the web in a civilized manner: More than 800 Beijing Internet Cafés Are Ordered to Rectify, and  Training of All Legal Representatives of Internet Cafés in the Entire City of Beijing Completed, this is present on the news centers of Sina, Sohu and NetEase.

25 May 2006, 0:10, Chen Hua

Everyone, please put this article 200 Netizens Become The First Batch of Special Network Supervisors in Beijing on the main pages of websites, and at the same time, put it in the running the web in a civilized manner section of the important news section of the news center, juxtapose it with the People’s Representative Gao Gang’s talk about running the web in a civilized manner, and at the same time, put Call for Initiating a New Network Civilization on Exhibition in the footer of the important news section on running the web in a civilized manner, juxtapose it with Beijing’s dealing with 800 Internet Cafés, other articles on running the web in a civilized manner are to be put in the special subject section.

25 April 2006, 16:15, Fan Tao, Municipal Information Office

Sear Engines are requested to shield the following website addresses: www.lairi.cn, waptx.cn/bbs/, www.1238888.net, www.13434433770.cn.

26 May 2006, 15:49, Fan Tao

Today, a number of domestic websites and forums have disseminated posts concerning teachers in the Chongqing Three Gorges Normal School and teachers in many schools in Jintang County, Chongqing, respectively organizing student strike activities. No website may report this sort of information, existing information must be immediately removed. Please acknowledge receipt!

28 May 2006, 8:55, Lu Chao, Network Supervision Office

Today, a tax driver has committed suicide over dissatisfaction about rising fuel prices, news departments are notified that the municipal government will not let news and comment be uploaded (pay attention to secrecy).

29 May 2006, 13:54, Network Supervision Office, Duty Manager 1

Everyone, concerning the case of Huiji District, Zhengzhou being “The world’s first district government” and “the world’s largest district government,” please delete corresponding reports, trackers, blogs, posts and other interactive segments.

29 May 2006, 14:32, Network Supervision Office, Duty Manager 1

Everyone, this is demanded again, after the earthquake in Java Province, Indonesia, our country’s government has sent a message of condolences and provided emergency relief aid. A small number of netizens has published attacking or abusive discussions that are against the spirit of humanitarianism on forums and news trackers, maliciously irritating Sino-Indonesian relations. All websites, (1) close news trackers; (2) discussion on forums, blogs, etc., on this must reflect the sympathy, condolences and aid of our country’s government and people towards Indonesia and other southeast Asian countries suffering from the earthquake, benefit the friendly relationships of China with Indonesia and other southeast Asian countries and benefit our country’s good international image; (3) all sorts of harmful information must be timely deleted.

30 May 2006, 16:12, Chen Hua

Everyone, those two articles that are now on front pages or important news sections on running the web in a civilized manner may be removed to the special subject section, the title of this section is to be civilized into “initiating the wind of network civilization, run the Web in a civilized manner, use the Web in a civilized manner,” it is still to be put in the second position, and directly link to the special subject section on running the web in a civilized manner.

30 May 2006, 18:56

Everyone, concerning the matter of the female news anchor dying in the house of the vice-mayor, do not play this up, do no issue any new article, existing article are to be pushed to the back stage, forums, blogs and trackers are not to discuss this matter, please acknowledge.

31 May 2006, 0:00, Chen Hua

There are trackers online calling for Agricultural Bank workers to strike, all are requested to delete or remove this, especially on all relevant forums.

31 May 2006, 20:07

Do not report the “True Love Cup” article soliciting activities and related matters, interactive segments are not to play this up or discuss this.

31 May 2006, 22:46, Chen Hua

Concerning the People’s Art Theater performance “White Deer,” only issue Beijing Daily copy, all online segments are not to discuss this.

2006年5月22日14时 分

各位,1、广东省将对去年12月6日汕尾红海湾开发区少数人煽动村民对风力发电厂打砸抢及对执法干警暴力袭击严重违法事件有关责任人进行处理,并开庭审理 有关肇事者。此事广东省内主要报纸和南方新闻网、金羊网、大洋网、深圳新闻网将分别于5月24日和25日发布有关消息。除上述媒体外,其他地区网站一律不 转载、报道有关消息,论坛博客贴吧等互动环节也不讨论。


2006年5月22日14时47分 陈华

各位,1、广东省将对去年12月6日汕尾红海湾开发区少数人煽动村民对风力发电厂打砸抢及对执法干警暴力袭击严重违法事件有关责任人进行处理,并开庭审理 有关肇事者。此事广东省内主要报纸和南方新闻网、金羊网、大洋网、深圳新闻网将分别于5月24日和25日发布有关消息。除上述媒体外,其他地区网站一律不 转载、报道有关消息,论坛博客贴吧等互动环节也不讨论。


2006年5月23日17时 分 范涛 市网宣办

范 涛 (市政府新闻办/市网管办:65278473) 说:

请各网在大兴网络文明之风专题中,转载以下两篇稿件:北京800余家网吧被责令整改 (替换现头条,http://news.xinhuanet.com/it/2006-05/22/content_4582202.htm)北京市全市 网吧法人代表培训完成(地址http://news.xinhuanet.com/it/2006-05/23 /content_4587208.htm)收到请回复。

2006年5月24日1时10分 陈华

各位 请把这两条在文明办网内容的位置上放 北京800余家网吧被责令整改
北京全市网吧法人代表培训完成 在新浪搜狐网易新闻中心的要闻区都有

2006年5月25日0时10分 陈华

各位,请将此条“200网民成为北京首批特约网络监督员”http://beijing.qianlong.com/3825/2006/05/24 /1060@3192405.htm发网站首页,同是,发新闻中心要闻区的文明办网区域中,与人大高钢谈文明办网并列,同时,将“大兴网络文明唱响科博 会”http://beijing.qianlong.com/3825/2006/05/24/1060@3192408.htm放入新闻中要闻区文明 办网的小腿中,与北京治理800网吧并列,其他文明办网稿件放入专题中。

2006年5月25日16时15分 范涛 市网宣办

请有搜索引擎的网站屏蔽以下地址:www.lairi.cn waptx.cn/bbs/ www.1238888.net www.13434433770.cn

2006年5月26日15时49分 范 涛

近日,境内一些网站论坛中传播有关重庆三峡师范学校教师和四川金堂县多所学校教师分别举行罢课活动的帖文。各网站不得传播此类消息,已有的要立即清除。 收到请回复!

2006年5月28日8时55分 卢超 网监处


2006年5月29日13时54分 网管办值班1


2006年5月29日14时32分 网管办值班1

各位,再次要求一下,印尼爪哇省地震,我国政府已致电慰问并提供紧急援助。有少数网民在论坛和新闻跟帖中发表攻击、谩骂等有悖人道主义精神的言论,恶意挑 拨中印关系。各网站1、关闭新闻跟贴;2、论坛、博客等关于此事的讨论要体现我国政府、人民对印尼等东南亚国家遭受地震表示同情、慰问和援助,有利于中国 与印尼等东南亚国家的友好关系,有利于我国良好的国际形象。3、要及时删除各类有害信息。

2006年5月30日16时12分 陈华

各位,现在首页或要闻区文明办网那两条稿可以撤入专题了,此处标题变为“大兴网络文明之风 文明办网 文明上网”,还放在二条位置,直接链着文明办网专题。



2006年5月31日0时00分 陈华




2006年5月31日22时46分 陈华


These translated directives were first posted by Rogier Creemers on on November 25, 2012 (here).


Subscribe to CDT


Browsers Unbounded by Lantern

Now, you can combat internet censorship in a new way: by toggling the switch below while browsing China Digital Times, you can provide a secure "bridge" for people who want to freely access information. This open-source project is powered by Lantern, know more about this project.

Google Ads 1

Giving Assistant

Google Ads 2

Anti-censorship Tools

Life Without Walls

Click on the image to download Firefly for circumvention

Open popup

Welcome back!

CDT is a non-profit media site, and we need your support. Your contribution will help us provide more translations, breaking news, and other content you love.