No one will ever confuse China’s Communist heirarchy with Emily Post. But the party-run People’s Daily Publishing House has come out with a new book that tells bureaucrats the dos and don’ts of dealing with blockchain.

The news was first reported by local media outlet People’s Network.

The book, “Blockchain – A Guide for Officials,” isn’t exactly “Blockchain for Dummies” (which is published by IBM), but it presents what the party no doubt considers the history of blockchain, its applications and the issues it causes in the business, technology and legal sectors.

“We call on the industry peers to continue to look at the blockchain technology with a development perspective. Looking at the blockchain label from a scientific perspective, look at the blockchain industry with a strategic eye, look at the blockchain business opportunities with a calm eye, promote the sustainable and healthy development of the blockchain industry,” writes Ye Hao, the president of People’s Network, in the book, in a translation provided by CCN.

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