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New Cybersecurity Regulations to Begin on June 1st

New cybersecurity regulations, passed November of last year, will be taking effect on 1 June 2017. According to the new regulations, “internet service providers cannot collect user information that is irrelevant to the services, and they should handl...

New Draft Introduces Security Review for Cross-Border Data Exports

On 11 April 2017, China’s Cyberspace Administration (CAC) published the draft of a new regulation called Measures for the Security Review of Cross-Border Transfers of Individual and Important Data (chin. 个人信息和重要数据出境安全评估办法). The draft is based on t...