On March 1, 2020, the Provisions on the Governance of Network Information Content Ecology took effect. The Provisions govern China’s network information content ecology—including content producers, platforms, users, industry organizations and Departments of Cyberspace Administration.
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On February 9, 2020, amidst the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in China, in order to protect personal information collected during the fight against coronavirus, such as the personal data of diagnosed patients, suspected patients and individuals who have been in close contact with diagnosed patients, the Cyberspace Administration of China issued a new circular to emphasize the protection of relevant personal data.
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On October 22, 2019, the drafting group of China’s National Information Security Standardization Technology Committee released a third draft amendment to the Information Security Technology – Personal Information Security Specification.
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On May 31, 2019, the Cyberspace Administration of China released Draft Regulations on Network Protection of Minor’s Personal Information. This blog entry provides an overview of the proposed provisions.
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