Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications announced on August 10 the establishment of an Internet Management and Law Research Center, Xinhua reported. It is China’s first professional academic institution that focuses on systematic and theoretical research of Internet management and laws related to the information society, said Xinhua. On the same day, the center held its first forum and presented papers on proposed Internet legislation, Internet intellectual property, information law, e-commerce law and other Internet related legislation. Present at the forum were representatives from the Supreme People’s Court, the information office of the State Council, the Ministry of Public Security, and the Ministry of Justice, among others.
Source: Xinhua, August 10, 2009