Posts Tagged ‘regulation’

China’s Mofcom To Regulate Internet Sales Of Foreign Enterprises

China’s Ministry of Commerce has issued a notice to regulate the sales activities of foreign-invested enterprises that are engaged in either Internet sales or vending machine sales. According to the notice, foreign enterprises who want to operate Internet sales business should submit applications to the respective provincial commerce departments and the departments will examine and […]


China To Resume Personal Website Domain Name Registrations

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has issued to domain name registrars a circular which asks further work to be done to verify the registration information of websites in the coming weeks.
MIIT issued a circular and initiated a government-led crackdown on pornographic content in December 2009 when it asked domain name service providers to […]


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 […]


Shanghai Launches First Internet Court In China

Shanghai No.1 Intermediate People’s Court has launched the first Internet court in China to turn the traditional face-to-face trial into a “keyboard-to-keyboard” one of the information age.
This Internet lawsuit service platform covers various convenient legal services and the entire legal proceedings, including online registering, online inquiries, contacts with judge, online mediation, and online exchange of […]


China’s MIIT Plans Security Management For Communications Networks

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has published a draft of its “Management Regulations for the Security and Oversight of Communications Networks”, aiming to enhance security of public communications networks and the Internet.
Under the new regulations, public communications and Internet networks managed by Chinese telecom operators and Internet domain name service providers should meet […]


GAPP: Unauthorized Online Games Should Not Be Exhibited In China

The General Administration of Press and Publication of China has issued a notice to enhance the authorization and management of imported online games and states that unauthorized online games should not be exhibited in China.
The notice points out that some problems recently have developed in China’s online game market and it states some illegal enterprises […]


China Implements Stricter Management Of Virtual Currency

China’s Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Commerce have jointly focused on the management of virtual money for online games with a new regulation which states that virtual currency should not be used in trade of real goods and services.
According to the regulation, the enhanced management of online games focuses on four aspects: the issuers […]


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 […]


Shanghai Publishes Online Game Service Regulations

Promoted and drafted by Shanghai Information Service Association, China’s first major online game service local standards have been published in Shanghai, with the aim of offering management regulations to the Chinese online game market and protecting the interests of both online game users and game companies.
In regards to the hot issue of closure or termination […]


Chinese Government Agencies Will Fight Illegal Publication Of Internet Maps

Seven Chinese government departments, including the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping, have jointly announced plans to start a one-year campaign to promote a nationwide rectification of China’s geographical information market and to fight illegal surveying and illegal publication of Internet maps.
In recent years, China’s geographical information services have developed rapidly with an average annual […]