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China Rolls Out Internet Information Service Algorithm Filing System

Tue, 22 Mar 2022
Categories: China Legal Trends

China has started to implement the supervision system on the internet algorithm.

Since 1 March 2022, China’s Internet Information Service Algorithm Filing System has come into an online operation. The official website is

The official website allows the filing subjects to fill in the filing information and check the filing status, and regular users to acquire filing information.

The internet information service algorithm filing system only records the algorithmic recommendation service provided by the filing subject and its used algorithmic recommendation technology.

On 31 Dec. 2021, China issued the “Provisions on the Management of Internet Information Service Algorithmic Recommendation” ( 互联网信息服务算法推荐管理规定), which requires algorithmic service providers with public opinion properties or having social mobilization capability to report its algorithm.

China has enacted the aforementioned regulatory provisions through the filing system.

Related post:

China Strengthens Regulation of Algorithm Recommendation Services from TikTok and Other Providers



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