Scott Thiel writes:
Significant developments have been announced by the Chinese Government in recent weeks in relation to cyber security, data handling and online activities. Organisations doing business in the People’s Republic of China are advised to start reviewing their current practices in anticipation of these changes.
Draft PRC Cybersecurity Law: the second reading of the draft PRC Cybersecurity Law took place in the first week of July 2016. The wide-ranging draft law, which was first proposed in June 2015, sets out sanctions against cybersecurity threats; proposes data anonymisation for some big data activities; and would require network operators to co-operate with state surveillance authorities and keep user weblogs for at least six months.
Read more on DLA Piper Privacy Matters.