Opinions on Regulating the Network Behavior of Party Members
Recently,the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee,the Organizing Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China(CCCPC)and the Office of the Central Leading Group for Cyberspace Affairs worked together to publish Opinions on Regulating the Network Behavior of Party Members,all the units should act in accordance with it:
Network behavior is an important part of behaviors of party members.They should take a lead in following the mass line and regulating network behaviors,thereby promoting a healthy and upright network environment.(See the contents in third version)
First,Party members should keep rigid adherence to the political disciplines and regulations on the internet.As party members,we should strengthen our consciousness of the need to maintain political integrity,think in big-picture terms,uphold the leadership core and keep in alignment and safeguard the authority of the central committee unswervingly.Speaking of political consciousness,politics and actions,we should be at the same heights with the central committee with president Xi Jinping at its core.We should comply with the party regulations and disciplines and abide by laws and regulations of the country and remain committed to the right political direction.On top of that,we must make the theories,routines,and policies of the party known to the public and maintain socialist core values;we need to disseminate positive energy and highlight the themes of the times both online and offline.
Second,Party members are not allowed to engage in following actions through internet:publicize essays,speeches,declarations and statements that are against the basic line,the four basic principles and the policies of the party or violate the political integrity;make wrong comments about the major policies adopted by the central government and undermine the centralization and unity of the party;defame the images of the party and the country,slander our party and states leader,distort the history of the party,country and military forces and smear the heroes and martyrs in the revolution;fabricate or spread the rumors of all kinds,political rumors in particular and disseminate the so-called“inside”information or gossips;publicize or buy the illegal publications or pass on it to others;advocate feudalistic superstitions and obscenity;write or disseminate essays,comments,audios and videos that contain wrong political orientation.
Third,Party members are not allowed to participate in the following network activities:organize or participate in the internet forum,groups and live broadcasts that go against the theories,routines and policies of the party;Participate in or hold the unscrupulous tandem,joint agency,assembly and other online illegal organizations and activities;participate in the online activities conducted by religions or heresies,pledge support or tolerance to religious extremists,ethnic separatists and terrorists and their activities;give away the confidence of the party and country by internet;browse or visit the websites featuring illegal and reactionary.
Fourth,standardize the account registering with party members'position and identity on the internet.Those party members who register their accounts in network platforms includiing blog,wechat,network broadcast and community forum should report to their party organizations.
Fifth,Party members should fulfill their obligations of public report and supervision.Upon detecting the information and activities that violate laws,regulations and disciplines,we party members ought to report to the relative departments and network platforms and give hints to them in dealing with such situation.
Last,take concrete measures to educate party members on network behaviors and strengthen the guidance and management in this side.Party organizations at all levels must implement to the letter the Measures on Implementing the Ideological Working Responsibilities of the Party Committee(Party Group)and the Implementing Details on Ideological Working Responsibilities of the Party Committee(Party Group).Those who take the lead in network activities will receive full recognition and encouragement while those who violate the regulations will be held responsible.In addition,the party organizations will take a clear-cut stand in protecting and supporting the party members who are under siege for their right stance and dissemination of positive energy.