Letter of Commitment on Self-Discipline Management of Posts and Comments

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In order to deeply implement the spirit of ruling the country according to the law of the 4th Plenum of the 18th Party Congress, implement the State Internet Information Office’s demands of “managing the Web according to the law, running the Web according to the law, and using the Web according to the law”, this website hereby openly makes the following commitment, in order to perfect self-discipline management of posts and comments.

I, Posting and commenting services as mentioned on this Website, refers to services that allow users to publish comments or opinions (including but not limited to language, writing, images, sound clips, video clips, etc.) on this website, through the use of online interactive dissemination technology platforms.

II, This website has devoted itself to ensuring that posts and comments become a civilized, rational, amicable and high-quality exchange of opinion. At the same time as promoting the development of the posting and commenting business, [it will] incessantly strengthen its corresponding information security management capacity, perfect self-discipline concerning posts and comments, realistically fulfil its social responsibility, observe the Constitution, laws and regulations, respect citizens’ lawful rights and interests, and respect public order and fine customs.

IV, This website commits, and sincerely requests all of its users, to consciously abide by and not to transgress the “seven baselines” of laws and regulations, the Socialist system, the national interests, citizens’ lawful rights and interests, public order, moral customs and the truthfulness of information when using posting and commenting services.

V, This website commits, and sincerely requests all of its users, to not publish the following information:

(1) information violating the basic principles determined in the Constitution;

(2) information harming national security, divulging State secrets, subverting the State regime, and destroying national unity;

(3) information harming the reputation and interests of the State;

(4) information inciting ethnic hatred and ethnic discrimination, or destroying ethnic unity;

(5) information inciting regional discrimination or regional hatred;

(6) information destroying the State’s religious policies or disseminating heresy and superstition;

(7) information disseminating rumours, upsetting social order, or destroying social stability;

(8) information disseminating obscenity, sex, gambling, violence, murder or terror, or inciting crime;

(9) information insulting or defaming other persons, or infringing other persons’ lawful rights and interests;

(10) information that violently intimidates or threatens other persons, or implementing human flesh searches;

(11) information disseminating the private information of a minor of less than 18 years old, without having obtained written consent from the minor’s statutory guardian;

(12) information disseminating filthy speech, harming public order and fine customs;

(13) information infringing other persons’ intellectual property rights;

(14) information disseminating commercial advertising, or similar commercial canvassing information;

(15) information using language and characters to comment which are different from the language and characters this website normally uses;

(16) information that is not related to the information commented on;

(17) published information that is meaningless, or sedulously uses combinations characters and symbols to evade technological examination;

(18) other information of which the dissemination is prohibited by laws, regulations and rules.

VI, This website will, in view of the circumstances, impose management methods, such as advance warnings, refusal to publish, deletion of posts, a short-term posting prohibition and permanent closure of accounts on users who violate the above commitments. Suspected unlawful or criminal posts and comments will be preserved in a file, and truthfully reported when a relevant government department investigates the matter.

VII, This website commits to perfect public reporting platforms, and welcomes users to supervise and report all kinds of unlawful dissemination activities, unlawful and harmful information, in order to build a clean and bright cyberspace together.

跟帖评论自律管理承诺书
为深入贯彻十八届四中全会依法治国的精神,落实国家互联网信息办公室“依法管网、依法办网、依法上网”的要求,本网站为完善跟帖评论自律管理,现公开作出如下承诺:
一、本网站所称跟帖评论服务,是指通过运营网络互动传播技术平台,供用户对本网站传播的各类信息发表评论意见(包括但不限于语音、文字、图片、音频、视频等信息)的服务。
二、本网站致力使跟帖评论成为文明、理性、友善、高质量的意见交流。在推动跟帖评论业务发展的同时,不断加强相应的信息安全管理能力,完善跟帖评论自律,切实履行社会责任,遵守国家法律法规,尊重公民合法权益,尊重社会公序良俗。
三、本网站坚持用户以真实身份信息注册账号、使用跟帖评论服务。
四、本网站承诺、并诚请所有用户,使用跟帖评论服务将自觉遵守不得逾越法律法规、社会主义制度、国家利益、公民合法权益、社会公共秩序、道德风尚和信息真实性等“七条底线”。
五、本网站承诺、并诚请所有用户不发表下列信息:
(一)反对宪法确定的基本原则的;
(二)危害国家安全,泄露国家秘密,颠覆国家政权,破坏国家统一的;
(三)损害国家荣誉和利益的;
(四)煽动民族仇恨、民族歧视,破坏民族团结的;
(五)煽动地域歧视、地域仇恨的;
(六)破坏国家宗教政策,宣扬邪教和迷信的;
(七)散布谣言,扰乱社会秩序、破坏社会稳定的;
(八)散布淫秽、色情、赌博、暴力、凶杀、恐怖或者教唆犯罪的;
(九)侮辱或者诽谤他人,侵害他人合法权益的;
(十)对他人进行暴力恐吓、威胁,实施人肉搜索的;
(十一)未获得未满18周岁未成年人法定监护人的书面同意,传播该未成年人的隐私信息的;
(十二)散布污言秽语,损害社会公序良俗的;
(十三)侵犯他人知识产权的;
(十四)散布商业广告,或类似的商业招揽信息;
(十五)使用本网站常用语言文字以外的其他语言文字评论的;
(十六)与所评论的信息毫无关系的;
(十七)所发表的信息毫无意义的,或刻意使用字符组合以逃避技术审核的;
(十八)法律、法规和规章禁止传播的其他信息。
六、对违反上述承诺的用户,本网站将视情况采取预先警示、拒绝发布、删除跟帖、短期禁止发言直至永久关闭账号等管理措施。对涉嫌违法犯罪的跟帖评论将保存在案、并在接受有关政府部门调查时如实报告。
七、本网站承诺,完善公众举报平台,欢迎用户监督举报各类不法传播活动和违法有害信息,以共同营造清朗的网络空间。
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6 thoughts on “Letter of Commitment on Self-Discipline Management of Posts and Comments

    Susan Finder (@SPCmonitor) said:
    November 7, 2014 at 9:41 am

    Please clarify which entity issued this.

    […] At his China Copyright and Media blog, Rogier Creemers has translated the pledge letter in full. […]

    […] Letter of Commitment on Self-Discipline Management of Posts and Comments | China Copyright and Media In order to deeply implement the spirit of ruling the country according to the law of the 4th Plenum of the 18th Party Congress, implement the State Internet Information Office’s demands of “managing the Web according to the law, running the Web according to the law, and using the Web according to the law”, this website hereby openly makes the following commitment, in order to perfect self-discipline management of posts and comments. […]

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