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Public Internet Cybersecurity Threat Monitoring and Mitigation Measures

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Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Network [2017] No. 202

Provincial, autonomous region, and municipal communications authorities, China Telecom Group Corporation, China Mobile Communications Corporation, China Unicom Group Corporation, China National Computer Emergency Technical Team/Coordination Center of China (CNCERT), China Information Communications Research Institute, National Industrial Information Security Development Research Center, China Internet Association, domain name registration management and service organs, internet companies, and cybersecurity enterprises:

In order to deepen the implementation of the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important speeches on cybersecurity, actively respond to the dire and complex cybersecurity situation, to move forward robust public internet cybersecurity threat monitoring and mitigation mechanism, safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of citizens, legals person, and other organizations, and in accordance with “Cybersecurity Law of the People’s Republic of China” and other relevant laws and regulations, the “Public Internet Cybersecurity Threat Monitoring and Mitigation Measures”. Hereby issued to you, please realistically and effectively implement and carry out.

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Information Security Protection Guidelines for Industrial Control Systems.

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Information security in industrial control systems affects economic development, social stability and national security. In order to enhance the information security protection levels of industrial control systems in industrial enterprises (hereafter simply named industrial control security), and ensure the security of industrial control systems, these Guidelines are formulated.

These Guidelines apply to enterprises utilizing industrial control systems, as well as enterprise and undertaking work units engaging in industrial control system planning, design, construction, operations and maintenance, as well as evaluation.

Enterprises utilizing industrial control systems shall conduct industrial control security protection work well, on the basis of the following eleven aspects. Read the rest of this entry »

Internet Domain Name Management Rules (Opinion-seeking Revision Draft)

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Chapter I: General Principles

Article 1: In order to standardize Internet domain name service activities, protect users’ lawful rights and interests, guarantee the security and reliable operation of the Internet domain name system, promote the development and application of Chinese-language domain names and national top-level domains, and stimulate the healthy development of China’s Internet, on the basis of the “Administrative Licensing Law of the People’s Republic of China” and the “State Council Decision concerning Establishing Administrative Licensing for Administrative Examination and Approval Matters that Need to Be Preserved” and other such provisions, and with reference to international Internet domain name management norms, these Rules are formulated. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Guiding Opinions concerning Using Secure and Controllable Information Technology and Strengthening Cybersecurity and Informatization in the Banking Sector

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China Banking Regulatory Commission, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology

All Banking Regulatory Bureaus, all provincial (autonomous region, municipal and plan-listed city) development and reform commissions, science and technology offices (committees, bureaus), controlling bodies for industry and information technology, all policy banks, all State-owned commercial banks, shareholding-type commercial banks, financial asset management companies, savings banks, all provincial-level rural credit cooperatives, trust companies directly subordinate to banking supervision commissions, enterprise groups’ financial companies, finance and lease companies: Read the rest of this entry »

Guiding Opinions concerning Strengthening Cybersecurity Work in the Telecommunications and Internet Sectors

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GXBB No. (2014)368

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal telecommunications management bureaus, China Telecom Group Co., China Mobile Telecom Group Co., China United Network Communications Group Co., the National Computer Network Emergency Response Coordination Centre, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Academy for Telecommunications Research, the Telecommunications Sector Professional Skills Supervision and Guidance Centre, the China Association of Communication enterprises, the Internet Society of China, all Internet domain name registration management bodies, and relevant work units: Read the rest of this entry »

Announcement concerning Launching a Special Campaign to Attack Online Obscenity and Sexual Information

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At present, online obscenity and sexual information has not been stopped despite repeated bans, and has not been eliminated despite repeated bans, this gravely harms the physical and mental health of minors and gravely harms the social atmosphere, all walks of society deeply abhor this, and the popular masses’ calls demanding strict punishment have grown strong. In order to strictly attack the use of the Internet to produce and disseminate obscenity and sexual information, the National “Sweeping Pornography and Striking Illegality” Work Group Office, the State Internet Information Office, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the Ministry of Public Security have decided to launch a “Sweeping Pornography and Striking Illegality – Clean Web 2014” campaign for a united attack on online obscenity and sexual information on a nationwide level. Hereby, the relevant matters are notified as follows: Read the rest of this entry »

Notice concerning Strengthening the Management of Mobile Smart Terminals’ Network Access

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MIIT DG No. (2013)120

All relevant work units:

In order to safeguard users’ personal information security and lawful rights and interests, guarantee cyber and information security, and stimulate the healthy development of the sector, on the basis of the “National People’s Congress Standing Committee Decision concerning Strengthening Online Information Security” and the “Telecommunications Regulations of the People’s Republic of China”, and according to the relevant provisions of the “Telecommunications Equipment Network Access Rules”, hereby, the demands concerning strengthening the management of mobile smart terminals’ network access are clarified as follows: Read the rest of this entry »

Explaining the “Telecommunication and Internet User Personal Data Protection Regulations”.

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On 16 July 2013, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology promulgated the “Telecommunication and Internet User Personal Data Protection Regulations” (People’s Republic of China, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Decree No. 24). A journalist interviewed Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Politico-Legal Department Inspector Li Guobin, asking him to explain the “Regulations”.

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Explaining the “Telephone User Real Identity Information Registration Regulations”

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On 16 July 2013, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology promulgated the “Telephone User Real Identity Information Registration Regulations” (People’s Republic of China, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Decree No. 25). A journalist interviewed Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Politico-Legal Department Inspector Li Guobin, asking him to explain the “Regulations”.

Q: The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology recently promulgated the “Telephone User Real Identity Information Registration Regulations”, could I ask what the significance of publishing the “Regulations” is? Read the rest of this entry »

Telephone User Real Identity Information Registration Regulations

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This translation tracks the changes between the earlier opinion-seeking draft and this final version. Underlined sections are reformulations or additions, sections that are crossed out are sections from the opinion-seeking draft that have been deleted. 

People’s Republic of China, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Decree

No. 25

The “Telephone User Real Identity Information Registration Regulations” were deliberated and passed on 28 June 2013, at the 2nd ministerial meeting of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China, are hereby promulgated, and will take effect on 1 September 2013.

16 July 2013

Minister: Miao Wei

Article 1: In order to standardize the registration activities of telephone users’ real identity information, guarantee the lawful rights and interests of telephone users and telecommunications business operators, safeguard network information security, and stimulate the healthy development of the telecommunications sector, on the basis of the “National People’s Congress Standing Committee Decision concerning Strengthening Network Information Protection” and the “Telecommunications Regulations of the People’s Republic of China, these Regulations are formulated. Read the rest of this entry »

Telecommunications and Internet Personal User Data Protection Regulations

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This translation tracks the changes between the earlier opinion-seeking draft and this final version. Underlined sections are reformulations or additions, sections that are crossed out are sections from the opinion-seeking draft that have been deleted. 

People’s Republic of China, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Decree

No. 24

The “Telecommunications and Internet Personal User Data Protection Regulations” were deliberated and passed on 28 June 2013, at the 2nd ministerial meeting of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China, are hereby promulgated, and will take effect on 1 September 2013.

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Telecommunications and Internet User Individual Information Protection Regulations (Opinion-seeking Draft)

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Chapter I: General principles

Article 1: In order to protect the lawful rights and interests of telecommunications and Internet users, safeguard network information security, on the basis of the “National People’s Congress Standing Committee Decision concerning Strengthening Network Information Protection”, the “Telecommunications Regulations of the People’s Republic of China”, the “Internet Information Service Management Rules” and other laws and administrative regulations, these Regulations are formulated. Read the rest of this entry »

Telephone User Real Identity Information Registration Regulations (Opinion-Seeking Draft)

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Article 1: In order to standardize the registration activities of telephone users’ real identity information, guarantee the lawful rights and interests of telephone users and telecommunications business operators, safeguard network information security, and stimulate the healthy development of the telecommunications sector, on the basis of the “National People’s Congress Standing Committee Decision concerning Strengthening Network Information Protection” and the “Telecommunications Regulations of the People’s Republic of China, these Regulations are formulated. Read the rest of this entry »

Information Security Technology Guidelines for Personal Information Protection on Public and Commercial Service Information Systems

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Includes explanatory notes published by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

Our country’s first national personal information protection standards, the “Information Security Technology Guidelines for Personal Information Protection on Public and Commercial Service Information Systems” will be implemented from 1 February 2013. The said standard’s clearest characteristic is that, before sensitive personal information is collected and used, the clear authorization of the subject of that personal information must be obtained in advance.

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Information Security Coordination Department’s vice-director Ouyang Wu said, at a teaching meeting on national standards for personal information protection, that these standards are put forward and specifically organized by the National Information Security Standardization Technology Committee, the China Software Observation Centre took the lead in formulating them jointly with many work units. The said standards are our country’s first national standards concerning personal information protection, and were published last year in November. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

“12th Five-Year” Development Plan for the Internet Sector

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Table of contents

I, Development situation

(1) Internet use has developed swiftly

(2) Internet infrastructure capacity has been enhanced continuously

(3) Internet technology innovation capacity has been incessantly strengthened

(4) The beginnings of an Internet sector with international influence have been shaped

(5) A management structure for the Internet sector has been basically established

(6) The Internet has become an important engine and basic platform for economic and social development.

II, Development circumstances

(1) The position of strategic Internet infrastructure has become more prominent

(2) Internet use incessantly opens up and develops new aspirations

(3) Internet technology change and network evolution accelerates and moves forward

(4) The challenges of network and information security tend to become more severe

(5) Global Internet management strength incessantly expands

(6) Our country’s Internet is at an important juncture for innovation and upgrading

III, Guiding ideology, basic principles and development objectives

(1) Guiding ideology and basic principles

(2) Development objectives

IV, Development tasks

(1) Innovating and applying structures, fostering the development of new Internet business models

(2) Stimulating the integration of the two civilizations, completely supporting economic and social development

(3) Establishing a “Broadband China”, moving network infrastructure optimization and upgrading forward”

(4) Moving the whole arrangement forward, evolving towards the development of next-generation Internet

(5) Making breakthroughs in key technologies, ramming down core basic sectors

(6) Strengthening top-layer design, establishing advanced and complete Internet standard systems

(7) Perfecting supervision and management systems, forging a sincere Internet market environment abiding by the rules

(8) Strengthening systems and methods, strengthening basic Internet management

(9) Strengthening structure construction, upgrading network and information security guarantee capacity

V, Guarantee measures

(1) Perfecting and guaranteeing sector management legal and regulatory structures guaranteeing the healthy development of the Internet

(2) Strengthening Internet management systems and management capacity construction

(3) Establishing guiding mechanisms for healthy Internet development

(4) Strengthening policy support for Internet infrastructure construction

(5) Promoting and perfecting Internet development fiscal, financial and intellectual property rights policies

(6) Fostering and supporting small and medium Internet enterprise growth

(7) Strengthening the construction of Internet specialist talent structures

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Some Provisions to Standardize Internet Information Service Market Order

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People’s Republic of China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Decree

No. 20

The “Some Provisions to Standardize Internet Information Service Market Order” were passed on the 22nd Ministerial meeting of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China on 7 December 2011, are hereby promulgated, and take effect on 15 March 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Notice concerning Doing the Work Related to Studying and Propagating the “Supreme People’s Court and Supreme People’s Procuratorate Interpretation of Some Questions on Concretely Applicable Law in Handling Criminal Cases of Using the Internet or Mobile Communication Terminals and Voicemail Platforms to Produce, Reproduce, Publish, Peddle or Disseminate Obscene Electronic Information (II)”

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Ministry of Information Industry

GXBZ No. [2010]78

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal telecommunications management bureaus, the National Computer Network Emergency Response Technological Handling and Coordination Centre, the China Internet Information Centre, the China Internet Association, China Telecom Group, China Mobile Group, China Unicom Group, relevant telecommunications business operators, Internet information service providers, Internet domain name registration management and service organs, mobile telephone search engine service enterprises:

The “Supreme People’s Court and Supreme People’s Procuratorate Interpretation of Some Questions on Concretely Applicable Law in Handling Criminal Cases of Using the Internet or Mobile Communication Terminals and Voicemail Platforms to Produce, Reproduce, Publish, Peddle or Disseminate Obscene Electronic Information (II)” (FZ No. [2010]3, hereafter simply named “Interpretation (II)”) has been promulgated on 2 February 2010 and took effect on 4 February. Read the rest of this entry »

Opinions concerning Strengthening the Supervision of Internet Mapping and Geographical Information Service Websites

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GCTZ No. [2008]1

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal Peoples’ Government, all State Council ministries and commissions, all directly subordinate organs:

Following the progress of satellite positioning technology, remote sensing technology, geographical information system technology and network technology, and development speed of mapping and geographical information services based on the Internet have, at the same time as providing conveniences to people’s work and lives, presented many problems that should not be overlooked. A number of work units and individuals have, in violation of the provision of relevant State laws and regulations, provided unauthorized Internet mapping and geographical information services without qualifications or approval, have published erroneous national maps, and indicated some geographical coordinate information that is sensitive, should not have been published or even involves State secrets. The emergence of these problems has gravely harmed the national interest and threatened national security. In order to strengthen supervision and management of Internet mapping and geographical information service websites, and with the agreement of the State Council, hereby, the following opinions are put forward: Read the rest of this entry »