The HRIC Daily Brief is a daily selection of news stories and commentary related to human rights in China, drawn from Chinese- and English-language news and online media sources that we monitor daily. In addition to headlines and source links, HRIC also provides English translation of Chinese headlines.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Access to Information (信息公开)

工信部否认要运营商禁止个人VPN业务:规范对象是无资质者 (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology denies prohibiting personal VPN access: the target is those without qualifications)
The Paper, July 12, 2017

What you need to know about China’s VPN crackdown
Quartz, July 12, 2017

国家网信办开展互联网直播服务企业备案工作 (Office of the Central Leading Group for Cyberspace Affairs to carry out recordkeeping on Internet and live broadcasting services)
Legal Daily, July 12, 2017