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12.25.2012 20:06

Policymakers Float Tighter Internet Regulations

The proposed measures would officially sanction monitoring of Internet activity and coordination with Internet-related companies
By staff reporter Ren Zhongyuan

(Beijing) – China may require real name Internet registration for Internet use, among other stricter measures, under a policy proposal submitted to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) on December 24.

The proposal is expected to be approved by the NPC Standing Committee on December 28. The draft regulation includes measures on Internet security and the disposal of electronic junk mail.

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