Thursday, March 15, 2012

Certain Provisions on the Regulation of Internet Information Service Market Order

Article 1. In order to regulate Internet information service market order, safeguard the provision of Internet information services and users' legal rights and interests, and promote the healthy development of the Internet industry, these provisions are hereby formulated in accordance with the provisions of the "Telecommunications Regulations of the People's Republic of China," the "Measures on the Administration of Internet Information Services," and other laws and administrative regulations and provisions.

Article 2. Anyone who engages in Internet information services or activities relating to Internet information services in the People's Republic of China shall obey these provisions.

Article 3. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the communication administrations of the provinces, autonomous regions, and metropolitan areas (hereinafter referred to as "Telecommunication Administration Agencies") shall oversee and administer Internet information service activity in accordance with the law.

Article 4. Internet information service providers shall provide services on the principles of equality, voluntariness, fairness, and credibility.