The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council formed the State Informatization Leading Group (国家 信息化领导小组, guojia xinxihua lingdao xiaozu) (SILG) in 1993, and then reconstituted it in 2001 to provide leadership on the promotion of informatization and on the safeguarding of state information security. . . .[T]he SILG did not meet between 2008 and 2014. . . .