Every site is further regulated and inspected by the local Police Authority in this case the Beijing Public Security Bureau and is a mandatory requirement. The ICP is national and the PSB License is regional: it indicates to the local police authorities and to users that the site content has been approved (locally) the organisation approving the site is: called the "public security bureau" which is our equivalent of the police responsible for local security.

We have been hosting web sites in China for a number of years.

There are a variety of considerations when delivering websites within China. The internet is highly regulated in China and information is not as free-flowing as other parts of the world so as a result, traffic into (and out of) China is choked by (among other things) the great firewall.