Cyberspace Administration of China

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The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC; 国家互联网信息办公室) is the national internet regulator and censor of the People's Republic of China.

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Cyberspace Administration of China
Formation5 May 2011; 12 years ago (2011-05-05)
Headquarters11 Chegongzhuang Street, Xicheng District, Beijing
Zhuang Rongwen
Parent organization
Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission
SubsidiariesChina Internet Investment Fund Edit this at Wikidata
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Cyberspace Administration of China
Simplified Chinese国家互联网信息办公室
Traditional Chinese國家互聯網信息辦公室
Literal meaningState Internet Information Office

The agency was initially established in 2011 by the State Council as the State Internet Information Office (SIIO), a subgroup of the State Council Information Office (SCIO). In 2014, the SIIO was renamed in English as the Cyberspace Administration of China, and transformed into the executive arm of the newly established Central Leading Group for Cybersecurity and Informatization of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), which was promoted to the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission in 2018.

The CAC's current director is Zhuang Rongwen, who concurrently serves as a Deputy Head of the CCP's Central Propaganda Department

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