From March 2023, all documents served electronically by more than 3,500 courts across China can be verified online on the Internet-based Judicial Blockchain Platform.
Blockchain in China's legal system
In December 2022, China’s Supreme People’s Court issued the “Opinions on Regulating and Strengthening the Applications of Artificial Intelligence in the Judicial Fields” in both Chinese and English versions.
In September 2022, Shanghai Maritime Court issued the “Guidelines for Blockchain Evidence Review”, introducing blockchain evidence to maritime trials.
From the first case confirming the admissibility of blockchain evidence in 2018, to the SPC’s online litigation rules in 2021, China is establishing a blockchain evidence rule system step by step.
While applying blockchain to ensure the authenticity of electronic data, Hangzhou Internet Court has been upgrading its evidence rules in reviewing such e-evidence.
Why Internet courts in China built their own blockchain platforms to serve the use of electronic evidence in litigation？
On 21st Sept. 2019, the Third ''Research and Application of Legal Big Data'' Seminar was held in Nanjing, China. At the seminar, participants discussed the latest development of big data and artificial intelligence in the judicial field in China.
How the Beijing Internet Court Develops and Runs its IT System: Inside China's Internet Courts Series -04
Beijing Internet Court issued a White Paper on technology in August 2019, introducing its progress in the IT system.
This post explores how the online electronic data preservation business is run in China, what problems exist and how it will develop in the future.