The ministry of industry and information technology of china
In order to promote the standardized and healthy development of the Internet industry and further improve the management of mobile Internet information services, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology recently issued a notice to organize the registration of mobile Internet applications (hereinafter referred to as APP). APP sponsors engaged in Internet information services within the territory of the People’s Republic of China are required to complete registration procedures in accordance with the “Anti-Telecommunications Internet Fraud Law of the People’s Republic of China”, “Internet Information Services Management Measures” and other provisions. Those who fail to complete the registration procedures are not allowed to engage in APP Internet information services. From September 2023 to the end of March 2024, APPs that started business before the issuance of the “Notice” will complete the filing procedures with the provincial communications bureau where they are domiciled. From April 2024 to the end of June 2024, the telecommunications authorities will organize supervision and inspection of APP registration status, and deal with APPs that have not completed the registration procedures in accordance with the law.
The notice requires that the function variable names, IP addresses and other network resources used by APP sponsors should comply with the “Internet Function Variable Name Management Measures” (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Order No. 43) and the “Internet IP Address Registration Management Measures” (formerly Ministry of Information Industry Order No. 34) “Notice of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Regulating the Names of Function Variables Used in Internet Information Services” (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Information Management  No. 264) and other management requirements. APP sponsors should truthfully fill in the “Internet Information Service Registration Form” and relevant commitment letters. Sponsors of APP Internet information services such as news, publishing, education, film and television, religion, etc., when completing the filing procedures, should also submit documents for review and approval by the relevant competent authorities to the provincial communications bureau where they are domiciled. The telecommunications authorities may adjust the contents of the “Registration Form” and relevant commitment letters based on the actual situation.
The APP sponsor shall complete the filing procedures with the provincial communications administration bureau where it is domiciled, and its network access service provider and APP distribution platform (hereinafter referred to as the distribution platform) shall pass the “National Internet Basic Resource Management System” (i.e. ICP/IP The address/function variable name information filing management system (hereinafter referred to as the filing system) adopts the method of online submission and inspection and review.
Network access service providers and distribution platforms should verify the real identities, network resources and other information of users of organizations or individuals planning to engage in APP Internet information services, and shall not perform tasks on their behalf when they know or should know that the information is inaccurate. Filing procedures.
The APP sponsor shall indicate its registration number in a prominent position on the APP, and link to the registration system website as required below the registration number for public inquiry and verification. The distribution platform should clearly indicate the registration number information of the APPs it distributes and report the relevant information of the distributed APPs to the telecommunications authorities.
Network access service providers, distribution platforms, and smart terminal manufacturers are not allowed to provide network access, distribution, preset and other services for APPs that have not completed the registration procedures.