Discussion: Chinese government crackdown on IPTV service / boxes
In chinese: https://chinadigitaltimes.net/chinese/2015/10/%E6%B3%95%E6%B2%BB%E4%BC%A0%E5%AA%92-%E5%85%AC%E5%AE%89%E9%83%A8%E3%80%81%E5%B9%BF%E7%94%B5%E6%80%BB%E5%B1%80%E7%AD%89%E5%9B%9B%E9%83%A8%E9%97%A8%E8%81%94%E5%90%88%E6%89%93%E5%87%BB%E8%BF%9D/
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Provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities Higher People's Court, People's Procuratorate, the Public Security Bureau (Bureau), press and publication bureau, the PLA military courts, Military Prosecutor's Office, the Higher People's Court of Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps Branch of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps People's Procuratorate, the Public Security Bureau Press and Publication, Radio and TV:
TV networks to effectively curb illegal criminal activities receiving device, and effectively safeguard the interests of national security, social stability and the people, are notified as follows:
A full understanding of the significance of the current crack down on illegal television network receiving equipment Crimes
Production, sale, installation of illegal TV network receives device illegal and criminal activities, in particular the use of illegal television reception apparatus implement network dissemination of pornographic programs, endangering national security and other criminal activities, seriously disrupting social order, serious harm to national security. Overall national security and social order of departure Public security, procuratorial, judicial and administrative departments of radio and television news publication from maintenance, fully aware of the illegal network television receiving equipment the serious harm of illegal and criminal activities, to enhance the sense of responsibility and sense of urgency strengthen organizational leadership, give full play to their functions, according to the law to crack down on illegal television network receiving apparatus criminal activities, resolutely curb illegal television network receiving equipment increased criminal activity, spread of momentum, ensuring good social order.
Second, correctly grasp the limits of legal policy, according to the law to crack down on illegal television network receiving apparatus criminal activities
Public security, procuratorial, judicial and radio and television press and publication administration departments should attach great importance to investigating the illegal network television receiving equipment of criminal cases, correctly grasp the limits of legal policy, strict implementation of the relevant provisions of laws and regulations, according to the law and resolutely crack down on illegal TV network receives Equipment criminal activities.
Illegal TV network receives equipment mainly includes three types: "TV stick" and other network share equipment; illegal Internet TV receiving equipment, including but not limited to the built-in directional reception contain software or hardware modules illegal TV set-top boxes of illegal content, illegal broadcasting, Television machines, projectors, monitors; watch for illegal TV, listen to the illegal broadcasting of network software, mobile Internet client software and Internet video client software.
According to criminal law and judicial interpretation of the provisions, in violation of state regulations, engaged in the production and sale of illegal television network receiving equipment (including software), and provide download services for illegal radio and television reception software, for the illegal radio and television programs and other channel link service receives profit activities, disrupted the market order, personal illegal business volume more than 50,000 yuan of illegal gains or a million or more, the amount of illegal business unit of more than 500,000 yuan of illegal income or the amount of ten million or more, according to the crime of illegal business accountability criminal responsibility. For the use of production, sale, installation of illegal television network dissemination of pornographic programs receiving equipment, the implementation of other acts that endanger national security, according to the nature of his actions, be held criminally responsible. Reception apparatus for television network illegal criminal behavior, involving a number of charges, in accordance with the relevant principles, choose a felony or graft. At the same time to pursue criminal liability form, but also legally forced to pay illegal income, the confiscation of their property crime used. For the implementation of Appeals acts not constitute a crime, by the relevant administrative departments of radio and television press and publication shall be given administrative punishment; constitute a violation of public security administration shall be given administrative penalties for public security.
Third, strengthen coordination and cooperation, to strengthen efforts to combat illegal television network receiving device illegal and criminal activities of the force
All levels of radio and television press and publication departments and public security, procuratorial, judicial initiatives to further enhance the fight against illegal television network receiving apparatus criminal activities to accelerate the progress of work investigating, provide efficiency. Radio and television press and publication departments at all levels should increase the spread of illegal radio and television network behavior supervision, they found the suspect, promptly transferred to the police, and the network receiving device receives the public security authorities on suspicion of illegal seizure of television timely identification. Public security organs suspected criminal cases, according to the law should be timely investigation and root out a thorough investigation of alleged illegal chain of interest television network receiving apparatus criminal activity. Reconnaissance organs for the public security organs for approval of arrest and transferred to the prosecution's case, it shall promptly decide whether to approve the arrest and prosecution. Judicial prosecution for the prosecution's case, it shall promptly tried to resist occurred in the investigation process, obstruct state personnel from performing their duties, which constitutes a crime, the crime of obstructing be held criminally responsible, constitute a violation of law and order management acts shall be given administrative penalties for public security. The relevant departments to carry out illegal television network receiving device special action against regulation, to strengthen communication links, to establish an effective working mechanism, the formation of combat forces.
All localities and departments after receiving this notice, you should immediately deploy implemented. Problems encountered in the implementation, to conduct investigations and make feasible suggestions, promptly report to the higher authorities.
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