PRC ADOPTS MEASURES FOR MANAGING INTERNET INFORMATION SERVICESOn 1 October, 2000, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) adopted the Measures for Managing Internet Information Services (the Measures), with the aim of regulating Internet information services. This is one of several measures that the PRC has imposed in its intense efforts to control the content and activities on the Internet.
The following questions have been addressed in this article:Which body supervises an Internet information service’s Internet content?
What information must an Internet service provider (ISP) retain under the Measures?
For how long must IISs and ISPs retain such records?