Feb 11, 2010
The Copyright Protection Center, a state-run organization under the
Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, announced that it issued two
reports titled "Clean Site Guidelines & Certification System
Research" and "CCL & Clean Site Guidelines" on Feb 11, 2010.
The former included guidelines for and a detailed introduction on the
assessment system of the "Clean Site" project, which is designed by the
authorities to identify and recognize websites that are committed to
promoting copyright protection. The government officially designates
websites that can serve as models for protecting copyright as clean
sites according to 18 assessment criteria.
"CCL and Clean Site Guidelines" includes various examples of adopting
CC License and raise a need to incorporate CC License element into
Clean Site Guidelines. It asserts that if the guidelines include how to
offer CCL option in the menu so that users can choose CCL when they post
and upload files, it will help reduce illegal uploads.
The two reports will be distributed to about 100 bodies including the
Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, copyright-related
organizations, legal circles, schools, and online service providers.