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Internet technologies look promising in judicial field

english.bjinternetcourt.gov.cn | Updated: 2019-08-27


A whitepaper on judicial application of internet technologies was released at a press conference on Aug 17 at the Beijing Internet Court.

The conference also unveiled the Internet Technology Judicial Application Center and presented judicial application scenarios of mobile microcourts, screen sharing, intelligent trial applications, and Balance blockchain.

She Guiqing, member of Beijing Internet Court Leading Party Members' Group, issued the whitepaper and ten typical technology applications.

The whitepaper, at around 16,000 words, introduces the basic ideas, fundamental goals, characteristic mechanisms and achievements of Beijing Internet Court's information construction in six aspects, She said.

He said that the court has given full play to the scientific and technological advantages of integration and upgrading, and adds judicial wisdom and distinctive experience for further innovation in internet judicial mechanisms.


Zhang Wen (L), president of Beijing Internet Court, issues a letter of appointment to the expert of the Internet Technology Judicial Application Center. [Photo/Beijing Internet Court] 

Zhang Wen, president of Beijing Internet Court, addressed the conference, noting that, based on current progress, the court will make greater efforts to accommodate people's judicial needs and the law-based governance of cyberspace.


Xu Jianfeng (L), director of the Information Center of the Supreme People's Court, and Pan Feng (R), deputy director general of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Economy and Information Technology, jointly unveil the Internet Technology Judicial Application Center. [Photo/Beijing Internet Court]

Xu Jianfeng, director of the Information Center of the Supreme People's Court, said that Beijing Internet Court should play a more prominent role in the construction of the national intelligent court with advanced technologies and expert resources and in pushing the integration of judicial work and technologies. 

Pan put forward suggestions for the judicial adaptation to the growth of the internet, including the focus on users' demands and data and information security. 

Li Ming, an officer from the China Electronics Standardization Institute, said that the achievements in the blockchain are expected to be applied in the judicial fields and beyond. The institute will make joint efforts with the court to push the utilization of blockchain technology. 

At the conference, judges introduced the judicial application scenarios including Balance blockchain, mobile microcourts, screen sharing, and intelligent generation of documents. 


Participants shares opinions on the judicial application of Internet technologies at the conference. [Photo/Beijing Internet Court] 

Attendees included Wei Aimin, deputy to the Beijing Municipal People's Congress, and  representatives of administrative agencies, higher education institutions, law offices, mediation associations, litigants and technical experts at internet companies, as well as media.