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National Cyberspace Security Strategy

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The broad application of information technologies and the rise and development of cyberspace has extremely greatly stimulated economic and social flourishing and progress, but at the same time, has also brought new security risks and challenges. Cyberspace security (hereafter named cybersecurity) concerns the common interest of humankind, concerns global peace and development, and concerns the national security of all countries. Safeguarding our country’s cybersecurity is an important measure to move forward the strategic arrangement of comprehensively constructing a moderately prosperous society, comprehensively deepening reform, comprehensively governing the country according to the law, and comprehensively and strictly governing the Party forward in a coordinated manner, and is an important guarantee to realize the “Two Centenaries” struggle objective and realize the Chinese Dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation. In order to implement Xi Jinping’s “Four Principles” concerning moving forward reform of the global Internet governance system and the “Five Standpoints” on building a community of common destiny in cyberspace, elaborate China’s important standpoints concerning cyberspace development and security, guide China’s cybersecurity work and safeguard the country’s interests in the sovereignty, security and development of cyberspace, this Strategy is formulated.

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Online Publishing Service Management Rules

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Chapter I: General Principles

Article 1: In order to standardize the online publishing services order, stimulate the healthy and orderly development of the online publishing services sector, on the basis of the “Publishing Management Regulations”, the “Internet Information Service Management Regulations” and relevant laws and regulations, these Rules are promulgated.

Article 2: These Rules apply to online publishing services provided within the borders of the People’s Republic of China

Online publishing services as mentioned in these rules refers to the provision of online publications to the public through information networks. Read the rest of this entry »

Notice concerning Strengthening Management over Printing, Reproduction and Distribution

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XCZF No. (2013) 8

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal press and publications bureaus, the Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps Press and Publications Bureau, the Liberation Army General Political Department Propaganda Department Press and Publications Bureau, the Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai and Chongqing municipal comprehensive cultural market law enforcement teams:

In order to implement the spirit of the National Propaganda and Ideology Work Conference, to create a good atmosphere for the convention of the 3rd Plenum of the 18th Party Congress, and realistically strengthen management over printing, reproduction and distribution, hereby, the relevant requirements are notified as follows: Read the rest of this entry »

Notice concerning Printing and Issuing the Provisions on the Main Duties, Internal Structuring and Personnel Allocation of the General Administration of Press, Publications, Radio, Film and Television

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GBF No. (2013)76

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal People’s Governments, all State Council Ministries and Commissions, all directly subordinate organs:

The “Provisions on the Main Duties, Internal Structuring and Personnel Allocation of the General Administration of Press, Publications, Radio, Film and Television” have been approved by the State Council and are hereby printed and issued.

State Council General Office

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Network Publishing Service Management Regulations (Opinion-Seeking Revision Draft)

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Chapter I: General Principles

Article 1: In order to standardize network publishing services order, stimulate the healthy and orderly development of publishing service business, on the basis of the State Council’s “Publishing Management Regulations” and “Internet Service Management Rules”, and corresponding laws and regulations, these Regulations are formulated.

Article 2: These regulations apply to engaging in network publishing business within the territory of the People’s Republic of China. Read the rest of this entry »

2012 Work Essentials for Attacking Intellectual Property Rights Infringements and the Production and Sale of Fake and Inferior Products Nationwide

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State Council Secretariat Notice Concerning Printing and Issuing the 2012 Work Essentials for Attacking Intellectual Property Rights Infringements and the Production and Sale of Fake and Inferior Products Nationwide

GBF No. (2012)30

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal People’s Governments, all State Council Ministries and Commissions, all directly subordinate organs:

The “2012 Work Essentials for Attacking Intellectual Property Rights Infringements and the Production and Sale of Fake and Inferior Products Nationwide” have been agreed to by the State Council, are hereby issued to you, please earnestly implement them.

State Council Secretariat

15 May 2012

2012 Work Essentials for Attacking Intellectual Property Rights Infringements and the Production and Sale of Fake and Inferior Products Nationwide

Work to attack intellectual property rights infringement and the production and sale of fake and inferior products nationwide in 2012 must persist in treating both root causes and symptoms, and focusing on prominent matters, completely implement the spirit of the “State Council Opinions Concerning Further Performing Work Attacking Intellectual Property Rights Infringements and the Production and Sale of Fake and Inferior Products” (GF No. (2011)37), revolve around prominent problems of infringement and fakes, launch special campaigns, strengthen criminal judicial attack, establish and perfect long-term mechanisms, strengthen basic construction, strengthen propaganda and guidance, and guarantee work efficiency. Read the rest of this entry »

Notice Concerning Printing and Issuing the “Copyright Work Plan in the ’12th Five-Year Plan’ Period”

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GBF No. (2011)5

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal copyright bureaus, the Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps Copyright Bureau, Liberation Army General Political Department Propaganda Department Copyright Bureau, all provincial-level administrative cultural market law enforcement teams, the China Copyright Association, the China Copyright Protection Centre, all collective copyright management organizations, all work units and social organizations related to copyright:

The “12th Five-Year Plan” Period is a key period in completely constructing a relatively well-off society, and is an important period in accelerating the development of copyright work revolving around “scientific development at the core, accelerating the transformation of economic development methods as main line”. According to the “Outline of the 12th Five-Year Plan for National Economic and Social Development of the People’s Republic of China” and the National Intellectual Property Rights Strategy Outline”, and integrating the copyright work reality, the National Copyright Administration formulated the “Copyright Work Plan in the ’12th Five-Year Plan’ Period” (hereafter simply named Plan), and has determined the development objectives, main tasks and strategic objectives of the following five years of our country’s copyright work, and these are hereby printed and issued. Read the rest of this entry »

Audiovisual Product Import Management Rules

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General Administration of Press and Publications of the People’s Republic of China

General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China

Decree No. 53

The “Audiovisual Product Import Management Rules” were passed in March 2011 by the first admiinistration meeting of the General Administration of Press and Publications and General Administration of Customs, are hereby promulgated, and take effect on the day of promulgation Read the rest of this entry »

Publications Market Management Regulations

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General Administration of Press and Publications Decree No. 52.

The “Publications Market Management Regulations” were passed on the first administration meeting of the General Administration of Press and Publication and by the Ministry of Commerce on 17 March 2011, are hereby promulgated and take effect on the date of promulgation.

General Administration of Press and Publications, Director, Liu Binjie

Ministry of Commerce, Minister, Chen Deming

25 March 2011

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Publishing Management Rules

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(Promulgated on 25 December 2001 as Decree No. 343 of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, revised according to the “State Council Decision concerning Revising the ‘Publishing Management Regulations'”)

Chapter I: General provisions

Article 1: In order to strengthen publishing activity management, make Socialist publishing industries and printing work units with Chinese characteristics develop and flourish, guarantee that citizens can exert their rights to freedom of publishing according to the law, stimulate the construction of a Socialist spiritual civilization and material civilization, according to the Constitution, these Regulations are formulated.

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Notice concerning Strictly Standardizing the Market Order of Internally-Distributed Newspapers and Periodicals and Serial Internal Information Publications

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All provincial, autonomous region and municipal press and publications bureaus, all newspaper and periodical controlling department of all Central Committee and State ministries and commissions, all democratic parties, all people’s organizations:

In 2003, all provinces (regions, municipalities) conducted a one-time complete clean-up and rectification of internally-distributed newspapers and periodicals, and serial internal information publications according to the requirements of the General Administration of Press and Publications, effectively curbing unlawful publishing, forced subscription and other unlawful activities in relation to internally-distributed newspapers and periodicals and serial internal information publications, the newspaper and periodical publishing and distribution market order has clearly turned for the better. Read the rest of this entry »

Ministry of Culture Notice Concerning Launching the “Safe Expo” Cultural Market Special Safeguard Operation

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CM Letter No. (2010)457

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal cultural halls (bureaus), Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps culture bureau, Beijing Municipality, Tianjin Municipality, Shanghai Municipality, Chongqing Municipality administrative cultural market enforcement teams:

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Notice Concerning Launch of a Cultural Market Centralized Discipline Operation

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CMC No. (2009)1143

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal culture offices (bureaus), Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps Culture Bureau, Beijing Municipality, Shanghai Municipality, Chongqing Municipality and Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Culture Market Administrative Law Enforcement Units:

This year, the New China has been established for 60 years, there are many major activities, and higher demands are raised on cultural market management work. At present, the cultural publications containing content prohibited by relevant State laws and regulations (hereafter named prohibited content) on the market have somewhat increased, the phenomenon of urban, suburb and countryside Internet cafes allowing minors unlawfully is relatively grave, illegal electronic games, cartoons, network games business activities are relatively exceptional, and gravely disorder cultural market procedures, and influence social harmony and stability. In order to realistically rectify and standardize cultural market order, to create a harmonious and stable social cultural environment for the 60 years of New China’s establishment, the Ministry of Culture has decided to launce a centralized discipline operation in the entire country from 1 July until 31 October. Now, relevant matters are notified as follows:

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Provisions on the Main Duties, Internal Organization and Personnel Allotment of the General Administration of Press and Publication (National Copyright Administration)

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SCS No. (2008)90

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal People’s Governments, all State Council ministries and commissions, all directly subordinate organs:

The “Provisions on the Main Duties, Internal Organization and Personnel Allotment of the General Administration of Press and Publication (National Copyright Administration)” were already approved by the State Council, and are hereby printed and distributed.

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Concerning the Situation of Dealing with Problems of Broadcasting Radio and Television Advertising in Violation of Regulations

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From 10 March until 17 March, the SARFT government web site received in total 32 complaints from netizens concerning all localities’ radio and television broadcasting organs and transmitting organs broadcasting advertising in violation of regulations. The main problems complained about by netizens are: Read the rest of this entry »

SARFT Circular Concerning the Situation of Dealing with the Problem of the film “Lost in Beijing” Violating Regulations

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3 January 2008

On 3 January, SARFT has issued the “SARFT Circular Concerning the Situation of Dealing with the Problem of the film “Lost in Beijing” Violating Regulations” to all provincial, autonomous region and municipal radio, film and television bureaus, the Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps radio, film and television bureau, all film production work units, film distribution companies, cinema chain companies and directly subordinate film work units in Beijing, the Circular says, the film “Lost in Beijing”, jointly produced by the Beijing Laolei Film Culture Co. Ltd., Beijing Baolina Film Distribution Co. Ltd and Beijing Zhonghong Real Estate Development Group Co. Ltd, has gravely violated the “Film Management Regulations” (hereafter simply named “Regulations” and corresponding laws and regulations in aspects such as film production, participation in international film festivals, Internet dissemination and audiovisual product production, etc., creating harmful effects. Hereby, the relevant circumstances are circulated as follows: Read the rest of this entry »

SARFT Notice Concerning Reaffirming Prohibition of Production and Screening of Pornographic Films

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On 29 December, SARFT issued the “SARFT Notice Concerning Reaffirming Prohibition of Production and Screening of Pornographic Films” to all provincial, autonomous region and municipal radio, film and television bureaus, and all film production work units, the notice says, that since recently, a part of the film production work units and Internet audiovisual programme service work units have, in pursuit of economic benefit, on the domestic and foreign film markets and the Internet, in violation of laws and regulations, produced and broadcasted a number of films containing pornographic content, generating extremely large danger to broad youth audiences. In order to further purify the silver screen and video channels, strengthen management over production and broadcast of pornographic films, guarantee the provision of a healthy and harmonious cultural environment for the broad people’s masses and especially for the youth audiences, promote the grand development and grand flourishing of culture, according to laws and regulations such as the “Film Management Regulations”, the “Film Script (Outline) Filing and Film Management Regulations” (State Administration of Radio, Film and Television Decree No. 52), the “Internet Audiovisual Programme Service Management Regulations” (State Administration of Radio, Film and Television Decree No. 56), the “Notice Concerning Strengthening Internet Dissemination of Film and Television Drama Management”, etc., the following requirements are hereby notifies as follows: Read the rest of this entry »

SARFT Notice concerning Strengthening the Management of Internet Broadcast of Television Dramas

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On 28 December, SARFT issued the “SARFT Notice concerning Strengthening the Management of Internet Broadcast of Television Dramas” to all provincial, autonomous region and municipal radio, film and television bureau and the Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps radio, film and television bureau, the Notice states that presently, there are a number of television dramas suspected to be infringing and pirating, containing content violating social morels, that is pornographic and obscene and even endangers State security. In order to promote the great development and great flourishing of Socialist culture, construct a Socialist core values system, disseminate advanced Socialist culture, carry forward excellent traditional culture, according to relevant provisions of the “Internet Audiovisual Programme Service Management Regulations, hereby, the following construction and management problems concerning Internet broadcast of television dramas (including domestic and foreign films, television dramas, cartoons as well as their corresponding audiovisual products, hereafter the same) are notified as follows:

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Notice concerning Strengthening Governance over Peddlers and Street Stalls Selling Pirated and Illegal Products and Unlicensed Operations and Activities

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All provincial, autonomous region and municipal “Sweeping Pornography and Striking Illegality” work leading small group offices, public security offices (bureaus), construction offices (committees), cultural offices (bureaus), press and publications bureaus, industry and commerce bureau, the Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps Public Security Bureaus: Read the rest of this entry »

Implementation Plan for Strengthening and Improving Minors’ Ideological and Moral Construction on Radio, Film and Television

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Notice on Issuing the “Implementation Plan for Strengthening and Improving Minors’ Ideological and Moral Construction on Radio, Film and Television”

In order to implement the spirit of the 16th Party Congress and the CCP Central Committee and State Council “Some Opinions concerning Further Strengthening and Improving Minors’ Ideological and Moral Construction”, integrate the reality of radio, film and television work, and completely raise the ideological and moral quality of minors, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television has formulated the “Implementation Plan for Strengthening and Improving Minors’ Ideological and Moral Construction on Radio, Film and Television”. Read the rest of this entry »