Censorship Vault: Public Emotion Meeting, Flying Car Kidnappings

In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “” 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 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.

2 August 2007, 07:34:11

First Level: Concerning the matter of great rain in Beijing on 1 August causing flooding in a number of roads and blocking traffic, please do not reprint corresponding content; interactive columns are not to disseminate relevant text and images. Please timely log on to the platform to perform feedback.

2 August 2007, 15:58:16, Huang Jing

All Websites: Please revise websites’ interactive column user agreements on the basis of the revision suggestions put forward by today’s public emotion meeting, and report the revision situation to our office before next Thursday, huangjing@bjwgb.gov.cn.

2 August 2007, 18:29:56

Second Level: For reports concerning “District Governor of Xiangxi Autonomous District under Shuanggui,” apart from Hunan Province and Xiangxi Autonomous Region Party Committee organ newspapers and news websites, all websites may not reprint matters, existing related information must be rapidly deleted, it may not be posed and discussed in forums and blogs.

2 August 2007, 21:14:56:

Second Level: All websites may not reprint the report “‘Flying Car Kidnappings’ of Boys Occur Repeatedly in Shantou Village,” where it has been reprinted, it must be deleted as soon as possible, forums, blogs, and other interactive columns may also not discuss or post this.

3 August 2007, 09:10:25, Lin Lingsi

Please send the number of clicks of the special subject on building the army to my mailbox at around three o’clock in the afternoon: linlingsi@vip.163.com.

6 August 2007, 18:20:23

Second Level: Do not report on a number of foreigners causing trouble in front of the offices of the Olympic Organization Committee today in the afternoon, interactive segments are not to discuss this.

6 August 2007, 17:29:40

First Level: Concerning the matter of Chen Liangyu and the previous Jinan Municipal People’s Congress Standing Committee Chairman Duan Yihe being transferred to the judicial authorities:

(1) Only reprint information and comments from Xinhua Net and People’s Daily Net;

(2) When reprinting, only issue single articles of information and comment, do not link to related news;

(3) Do not produce special subjects or special columns, do not concentrate reports;

(4) Strictly manage trackers, firmly block and delete harmful information attacking Party leaders or the Party’s cadre system, sowing discord between the collective relations of central leaders, guessing or analyzing the background of the incident;

(5) Forums, blogs, and other interactive columns may not disseminate or discuss related information.

6 August 2007, 22:29:40, Huang Jing

All Websites: Concerning the matter of the “Committee to Protect Journalists” organizing a press conference in the Kerry Center, all websites may not send people to participate without exception, interactive segments are not to discuss this.

6 August 2007, 19:22:54, Huang Jing

Second Level, All Websites: Concerning the situation of rain causing floods at bridges in a number of regions in Beijing, blocking traffic, there are to be no reports without exception, wait for notices from our office before transmitting related articles.

7 August 2007, 09:29:44

Second Level: All websites are requested to immediately search for and delete all harmful information concerning the “Union of Chinese Nationalists.”

7 August 2007, 17:42:54

First Level: Matters needing attention concerning the joint military exercises by members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO):

(1) Only reprint Xinhua Net copy, it is strictly prohibited to issue information and comments from other sources;

(2) Report moderately, do not set up special subjects, do not conduct VIP interviews;

(3) Reflect our good faith and unwavering efforts in maintaining regional peace, reflect that the objective of the military exercises is to combat terrorism, titles must not play up the scale, level, weaponry, equipment, etc. of the military exercises;

(4) Strengthen management over trackers in information and comments on the military exercises, and interactive segments on military affairs, block and delete harmful information that incites extreme nationalist emotions, makes a show of military force, or sows discord in our relationships with the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, as well as making guesses about the objective of the military exercises, etc.

8 August 2007, 19:33:25

Third Level: All websites, concerning the matter of “Jilin Demolishes Korean-Funded Hotel at Mount Baekdu,” websites are not to report or discuss this, it is strictly prohibited to play this up. Harmful information on forums, blogs, and other interactive columns that is attacking, inciting, or concerns organizing of online name-signing, as well as extreme discussions must be timely deleted.

8 August 2007, 10:33:39, Yang Le

Special subjects may be made on the SCO military exercises:

(1) Only reprint Xinhua Net copy, it is strictly prohibited to issue information and comments from other sources;

(2) Report moderately, do not set up special subjects, do not conduct VIP interviews;

(3) Reflect our good faith and unwavering efforts in maintaining regional peace, reflect that the objective of the military exercises is to combat terrorism, titles must not play up the scale, level, weaponry, equipment, etc. of the military exercises;

(4) Strengthen management over trackers in information and comments on the military exercises, and interactive segments on military affairs, block and delete harmful information that incites extreme nationalist emotions, makes a show of military force, or sows discord in our relationships with the member states of the SCO, as well as making guesses about the objective of the military exercises, etc.

8 August 2007, 09:14:14

Third Level: Concerning the report “Korean Network Real-Name System’s Difficulties in Preventing Malicious Posts–In Contradiction to Government Intentions,” websites must not reprint this, where it has been reprinted, it must be deleted as soon as possible. Forums and blogs are not to post or discuss this.

 

2007年8月北京网管办发出的禁令(一)

2007-08-02 07:34:11

一级:有关北京8月1日大雨造成部分道路积水,交通不畅一事,请不要转载相关内容有关北京8月1日大雨造成部分道路积水,交通不畅一事,请不要转载相关内容;互动环节不传播相关文字及图片。请及时登陆平台进行反馈。
2007-08-02 15:58:16 黄婧

各网:请根据今天舆情会上提出的修改建议对本网站互动栏目用户协议进行修改,并于下周四之前将修改情况报我办huangjing@bjwgb.gov.cn
2007-08-02 18:29:56

二级:有关“湘西自治州州长被双规”的报道,除湖南省和湘西自治州党委机关报、新闻网站外,各网站不得转载,已有相关信息要迅速删除,论坛、博客中不得贴发和讨论。
2007-08-02 21:14:56

二级:各网站不得转载《汕头村庄频发男孩被飞车劫走事件》的报道,已经转载的要尽快删除,论坛、博客等互动栏目也不讨论、不贴发。
2007-08-03 09:10:25 林灵思

请把建军的专题点击量在下午3点左右发到我信箱:linlingsi@vip.163.com
2007-08-06 18:20:23

二级,关于今天下午部分外国人在奥组委办公地前闹事不报道,互动环节不讨论。
2007-08-06 17:29:40

一级:对于陈良宇、济南市前人大常委会主任段义和移交司法机关处理一事

1、只转载新华网、人民网的消息及评论;
2、转载时只发单条消息或评论,不链接相关新闻;
3、不制作专题和专栏,不集中报道;
4、严格管理跟帖,坚决封堵和删除攻击党的领导、党的干部制度、挑拨中央领导集体关系、猜测分析事件背景的有害信息;
5、论坛、博客等互动环节不传播、不讨论相关信息。
2007-08-06 22:29:40 黄婧

各网站:关于”保护记者委员会”将在嘉里中心开发布会一事各网站一律不得派人参加,相关信息不传播,互动环节不讨论。
2007-08-06 19:22:54 黄婧

二级、各网:关于今天北京部分地区降雨造成桥区积水、道路不畅的情况一律不报道,等我办通知再转发相关稿件。
2007-08-07 09:29:44

二级:请各网立即查找删除关于 “中国泛蓝联盟”的所有不良信息。
2007-08-07 17:42:54

一级:关于上合组织成员联合军事演习的注意事项

1、只转载新华网的稿件,严禁从其他来源编发消息和评论;
2、适度报道,不建专题,不搞嘉宾访谈;
3、体现我维护地区和平的诚意和不懈努力,体现军演的目的是反恐,标题不要渲染演习规模、层次、武器装备等;
4、加强军演消息和评论的跟帖、军事类互动环节的管理,封堵删除煽动极端民族主义情绪、炫耀武力、挑拨我与上合组织成员国关系以及猜测军演目的等有害信息。
2007-08-08 19:33:25

三级:各网,关于“吉林拆除长白山韩资酒店”一事,网站不报道,不讨论,严禁炒作。要及时删除论坛和博客等互动栏目攻击、煽动、组织网上签名等有害信息和偏激性言论。
2007-08-08 10:33:39 杨乐

上合军演,可以做专题,
1、只转载新华网的稿件,严禁从其他来源编发消息和评论;
2、适度报道,不搞嘉宾访谈;
3、体现我维护地区和平的诚意和不懈努力,体现军演的目的是反恐,标题不要渲染演习规模、层次、武器装备等;
4、加强军演消息和评论的跟帖、军事类互动环节的管理,封堵删除煽动极端民族主义情绪、炫耀武力、挑拨我与上合组织成员国关系以及猜测军演目的等有害信息。
2007-08-08 09:14:14

三级:有关《韩国网络实名制难阻恶意帖 与政府意愿相背》的报道,网站不要转载,已转载的要尽快删除。论坛、博客不贴发、不讨论。

These translated directives were first posted by Rogier Creemers on China Copyright and Media on January 12, 2013 (here). This post is the 57th in the series.