Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission
|Abbreviation||Zhongyang Wangxin Wei
|Type||Supra-ministerial policy coordination and consultation body|
Chief of General Office
|Zhuang Rongwen (庄荣文)|
|Central Committee of the Communist Party of China|
|Subsidiaries||Cyberspace Administration of China (also known as the Office of the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission)|
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The Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission (Chinese: 中央网络安全和信息化委员会; pinyin: Zhōngyāng Wǎngluò Ānquán Hé Xìnxī Huà Wěiyuánhuì), formerly known as the Central Leading Group for Cybersecurity and Informatization (Chinese: 中央网络安全和信息化领导小组; pinyin: Zhōngyāng Wǎngluò Ānquán Hé Xìnxī Huà Lǐngdǎo Xiǎozǔ) is a policy formulation and implementation body set up under the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China for the purpose of managing internet-related issues. This is believed to include the expansion of online services, internet security concerns, as well as broad jurisdiction over policies on internet censorship.
The group is also known as the Cyberspace Affairs Leading Group. The Cyberspace Administration of China reports to the group and acts as its executive arm. The Leading Group was not a wholly new created entity, since it was primarily a reconstitution of the Leading Group for National Informatization, with a similar membership composition.
In March 2018, the leading group was transformed into a commission, called the Central Cybersecurity and Informatization Commission, also called the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission (CCAC).
Membership [ edit ]
- Xi Jinping (Politburo Standing Committee, Party General Secretary, State President)
- Deputy Directors
- Chief of General Office
- Unannounced as of March 2018
References [ edit ]
- "中央网络安全和信息化领导小组成立". Xinhua. February 28, 2014.
- Godement, Francois (July 2015). "Special issue: Governing the Web" (PDF). European Council on Foreign Relations. European Council on Foreign Relations. Retrieved November 30, 2015.
- "CPC releases plan on deepening reform of Party and state institutions". People's Daily Online. Retrieved 24 March 2018.