With more than 800 millions of Internet users in China, online disagreements among citizens are a common phenomenon. So, in order for the country to cope with the enormous amount of legal affairs about it Internet, created not one, but two "Internet courts".
On Saturday, the second of the two courts, called "Beijing Internet Court", began operating. He will deal with cases involving companies' financial movements, personal information but also with copyrights.
According to the state news agency, Xinhua, the number of Internet-related affairs has increased and continues to grow at a rapid pace. In the first 8 months of 2018, the court said it had about nine 37.630 cases on hold, recording an increase of 24.4% over the same period last year.
The new Internet court will be open 24 hours a day, and its staff will consist of 38 judges with many years of experience. According to Zhang Wen, president of the court, the "younger" than the judges will have over 10 years of experience in the field.
The court will provide a "digital dispute resolution platform" in which everyone can see information on each case and the final decision of each judge.
Moreover, according to sources, by the end of the month a third Internet court, which will be located in the southern part of the country, will begin its operation.
The first Internet court in China opened in August of 2017, and in the first year of its operation, 10.600 closed 12.000's assigned affairs.