Posts Tagged ‘law’

The End Of Social Networking Sites In China?

A new report issued by a Chinese government-funded research organization states Facebook and Western social networking sites pose spy risks, and these problems should make social media mavens worry about possible clampdowns on social networking sites in China. According to local media, the “Blue Book of New Media” published by the Chinese Academy of Social […]


Search Engine Marketing Regulation Published In China

The Internet Society of China, China Communications Standards Association, and Chinese search engine company Baidu.com have jointly published the Search Engine Marketing Standard and Regulation.
Huang Chengqing, vice chairman and secretary-general of ISC, told local media that the launch of this Search Engine Marketing Standard and Regulation represents a new development stage within the Internet search […]


Sohu.com Initiates Chinese Alliance Against Video Websites

Initiated by Sohu.com, Joy.cn, and Union Voole Technology Company, a new anti-piracy alliance that is co-founded by 110 Chinese Internet video copyright owners has been launched in Beijing.
This new anti-piracy alliance released ten slogans that call for Internet video websites’ prevention of the spread of unauthorized video works. The websites are encouraged to block the […]


China Opens Internet Legal Management Center

China’s first professional academic institution that focuses on the systematic and theoretical research of Internet management and information society law has been started at Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications.
According to Li Yuxiao, director of the Internet Management and Law Research Center, based on an open platform, the institution will organize Chinese and foreign experts […]


China’s MIIT To Promote Mobile Phone Real-name System

According to Guangdong Communications Administration, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Public Security, and the State Council Information Office are jointly formulating regulations on mobile phone real-name registration system and the regulations are waiting for the approval of the State Council.
Guangdong Provincial Public Security Department said that by the end of […]


The9 Sues Blizzard Entertainment In Shanghai Over Online Game

According to information from Shanghai’s court website, Chinese online game operator The9 is targeting the American game developer Blizzard Entertainment in two lawsuits which involve property loss compensation and commercial defamation, respectively.
While the court’s website at Hshfy.sh.cn shows the cases will soon be heard, and a representative from The9 has confirmed the news to local […]


Electronics Buyers In Hong Kong Now Have Better Protection

A new law becomes effective today in Hong Kong that can help stop dishonest retail practices and better protect the interests of consumers.
Marcus Lau, the head of Trade Descriptions and Transhipment Controls Bureau of the Customs and Excise Department, stated last week that the Trade Descriptions Ordinance (Amendment) 2008 and its eight pieces of related […]


Eighty Copyright Owners Will Sue Tudou.com In China

About 80 Chinese copyright owners, including Joy.cn, Beijing Polybona Film Distribution, Beijing Orange Sky Entertainment Group and SFS Emperor, are planning a massive legal assault against Chinese Internet video website Tudou.com for various copyright infringements.


China Launches Campaign Against Vulgar Websites

Seven Chinese government departments held a teleconference in Beijing today and announced that they would start a nationwide campaign to fight websites that spread pornography and vulgarity on the Chinese Internet.


Enforcement Action Against Suspected Illegal Radio Broadcasting In Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s Office of the Telecommunications Authority has mounted an enforcement operation against the Citizens’ Radio which is suspected of using illegal radio transmitters for broadcasting.