Internet News Information Service Self-Discipline Convention

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(December 2003, Beijing)

In order to strengthen sector self-discipline, further standardize Internet news information service activities, safeguard a good Internet development environment, stimulate the rapid and healthy development of our country’s Internet, and serve Socialist modernization construction even better, this Convention is formulated. Internet news information service work units acceding to this convention will achieve that:

I, They abide by the basic principles of patriotism, abiding the law, fairness and honesty, start from the height of safeguarding the interest of the country and the entire sector, consciously abide relevant State laws, regulations and policies, forcefully promote moral construction in the Internet sector, and vigorously move sector self-discipline forward.

II, They hold high the banner of patriotism from beginning to end, forcefully carry forward the excellent cultural traditions of the Chinese nation and Socialist morality, and become an important battlefield for the dissemination of advanced culture.

III, They do not produce or disseminate information that endangers national security or social stability, violates laws or regulations, is obscene, sexual or superstitious, and other such harmful information, persist in resisting information and content that is opposed to the excellent cultural traditions of the Chinese nation and moral norms.

IV, They engage in news information service business on the basis of lawful qualifications obtained according to relevant State laws and regulations, they shall respect and protect intellectual property rights; provided new information will have a correct orientation, will be objective and accurate, and its sources lawful, other provided services are to be civilized and healthy.

V, They strengthen management, consciously safeguard the lawful rights and interests of the broad users, guide the broad users to use the network in a civilized manner, strengthen a sense of network morality, and consciously resist the dissemination of harmful information.

VI, They consciously accept government management and public supervision, strengthen management and education of their employees and personnel, and raise the professional and moral levels of employees and personnel.

VII, They launch business activities on the basis of the principles of sincerity, trust and fair competition, oppose improper competitive activities, propose unity and cooperation, and realize common development.

VIII, They consciously abide by the self-discipline requirements of this Convention, shape strict and standardized self-discipline mechanisms within the sector, and promote the implementation of this Convention.

IX, They consciously abide by the self-discipline norms formulated on the basis of the principles of this Convention.

X, They agree that the Internet Society of China Internet News Information Service Work Committee supervises and inspects the implementation of this Convention.

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互联网新闻信息服务自律公约
(2003年12月 北京)
为加强行业自律,进一步规范互联网新闻信息服务行为,维护良好的互联网发展环境,促进我国互联网的快速健康发展,更好地为社会主义现代化建设服务,特制定本公约。加入本公约的互联网新闻信息服务单位将做到:
一、遵循爱国、守法、公平、诚信的基本原则,从维护国家和全行业整体利益的高度出发,自觉遵守国家有关法律、法规和政策,大力推动互联网行业的道德建设,积极推进行业自律。
二、始终高举爱国主义旗帜,大力弘扬中华民族优秀文化传统和社会主义道德,成为传播先进文化的重要阵地。
三、不制作和传播危害国家安全和社会稳定、违反法律法规以及淫秽、色情、迷信等有害的信息,坚决抵制与中华民族优秀文化传统和道德规范相违背的信息内容。
四、从事新闻信息服务业务应根据国家有关法律、法规取得合法资格;应尊重和保护知识产权;提供的新闻信息内容导向正确、客观真实、来源合法;提供的其他服务文明健康。
五、加强管理,自觉维护广大用户的合法权益,引导广大用户文明使用网络,增强网络道德意识,自觉抵制有害信息的传播。
六、自觉接受政府的管理和公众的监督,加强从业人员的管理和教育,提高从业人员的业务和道德水平。
七、开展经营活动遵循诚实信用、公平竞争的原则,反对不正当竞争行为,倡导团结协作,实现共同发展。
八、自觉遵守本公约的自律要求,在行业内部形成严格规范的自律机制,推动本公约的实施。
九、自觉遵守根据本公约原则制定的自律规范。
十、同意中国互联网协会互联网新闻信息服务工作委员会监督检查本公约的执行。
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2003年12月8日

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