REAL NAME REGISTRATION

  • China to ban online impersonation accounts, enforce real-name registration February 4, 2015

    Beijing: China will ban from March 1 internet accounts that impersonate people or organisations, and enforce the requirement that people use real names when registering accounts online, its internet watchdog said on Wednesday. China has repeatedly made attempts to require internet users to register for online accounts using their real names,...
  • China may require real name registration for internet access December 25, 2012

    Beijing: China may require internet users to register with their real names when signing up to network providers, state media said on Tuesday, extending a policy already in force with microblogs in a bid to curb what officials call rumours and vulgarity. A law being discussed this week would mean people...