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Sina Weibo Community Pact (Trial)

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In order to establish a harmonious, rule of law and healthy network environment, safeguard the order of the Sina Weibo community, and even better guarantee the lawful rights and interests of users, Sina Weibo has formulated this Pact together with users.

Sina Weibo Community Committee System (Trial)

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Chapter I: General provisions Article 1: In order to safeguard Sina Weibo community order, even better guarantee users’ lawful rights and interests, The Sina Weibo Community Management Centre (hereafter designated as “the Web Site”), has formulated this System according to the “Sina Weibo Community Pact “Trial”).

Sina Weibo Community Management Regulations (Trial)

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Chapter I: General provisions Article 1: In order to safeguard the order of the Sino Weibo community, even better guarantee the lawful rights and interests of users, Sina Weibo Community Management Centre (hereafter designated as “the Web Site” has formulated these Regulations on the basis of existing laws and regulations and the “Sina Weibo Community […]

Time for Weibo Community Service?

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Earlier this month, Sina published three documents aimed at establishing a new management structure for its Weibo services, which took effect a few days ago. These come in the wake of the much publicized struggle to establish a real name registration system for microblog services. They are the Sina Weibo Community Management Regulations¬†(Trial), the Sina […]

More information about the Weibo real-name registration system

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The real-name registration system for microblogs announced earlier will take effect on 16 March, but already, Sina has started to see a decline in user numbers, as protested by Weibo CEO Cao Guowei. Also, Twitter user mcxiaoke posted a number of other requirements in an implementation notice that has apparently been circulated to microblog furms. […]

Stimulating New Online Media to Shape an Objective and Rational Online Ecology

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This article by SIIO vice-director Ren Xianliang was published in Red Flag Manuscripts on 9 June. It mainly takes stock of the development of broad trends online, and identifies challenges to be overcome. Specifically, it points to the development of new models of communication and information management, as well as the development of new online […]

State Internet Information Office Deploys Attack on Activities of Fabricating and Disseminating Rumours Online

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Original SIIO documents in relation to this campaign have not been made public. This is a Xinhua press release from 2 May. The journalist understood from the State Internet Information Office on the 2nd that the State Internet Information Office is deploying a concentrated attack on activities of fabricating rumours on the Internet and wilful […]

Central Reform Leading Group Approves Media Convergence Plan

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On Monday 18 August, the Central Leading Group for the Comprehensive Deepening of Reform – established in the wake of the 18th Party Congress – met for the 4th time. Among the documents it approved is a programme to integrate different media sectors, the “Guiding Opinions for the Converged Development of Traditional Media and New […]

The Heavy Fist Must Come Out to Deal With Online Rumours (Written Conversation)

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This collection of three articles denouncing online rumours was published on 23 August in Red Flag Manuscripts. Editorial note: recently, Qin Zhihui (online name “Qin Huohuo”) and Yang Xiuyu (online name “Li’erchaisi) who had fabricated and disseminated rumours online for a long time, were arrested and detained, as soon as the information became public, it […]

Global Times: Lay Off Supporting Southern Weekend, Or Else.

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As the protests surrounding Southern Weekend continue in Guangdong, the Global Times has published a strongly-worded commentary, denouncing the calls for ¬†change of media governance. As often, it leaves much to be desired in terms of logics and consistency, but the tone is clear: this incident will not lead to any substantive change in media […]