BEIJING, Aug. 30 (Xinhua)—The Supreme People’s Court (SPC) of China introduced its work to upload court documents to the Internet and the revision of the SPC’s Rules on Uploading Court Rulings to Internet, which shall come into effect as of Oct. 1, 2016. China Judgment Online, a website featuring over 20 million court documents, has registered more than two billion hits by users from over 190 countries and regions, the SPC said on Tuesday.

Amongst the two billion visits to the website,, more than 500 million were from overseas users, including 100 million from North America.

Chinese courts have been periodically uploading their documents to the site since 2014.

The SPC on July 25 ruled that almost all judgement documents, except those involving state secrets and crimes committed by minors, should be released online.