REGULATIONS

CAC seeks comments on revising Administrative Measures for Internet Information Services

On January 8, 2021, the Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”) issued the Administrative Measures for Internet Information Services (Revised Draft for Comments) (the “Draft for Comment”) for public comments by February 7, 2021.

The Draft for Comment applies 

REGULATIONS

CAC seeks comments on scope of necessary personal information required for 38 types of Apps

On December 1, 2020, the Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”) issued the Scope of Necessary Personal Information Required for Common Types of Mobile Internet Applications (Draft for Comment) (the “Draft for Comment”) for public comments

REGULATIONS

NISSTC issued the Guidelines for Data Security of Online Car-booking Services (Draft for Comment)

On November 10, 2020, the Secretariat of the National Information Security Standardization Technical Committee (“NISSTC”) issued the Information Security Technology – Guidelines for Data Security of Online Car-booking Services (Draft for Comment) (the “Draft”) for public comments by January 8,

REGULATIONS

MIIT launches 2020 program of checking cyber security in telecommunications and internet industries

On October 9, 2020, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (“MIIT”) issued the Circular on Working Effectively on the 2020 Program of Checking the Cyber Security in the Telecommunications and Internet Industries (the “Circular”).

The Circular 

REGULATIONS

The Chinese side proposes a Global Initiative on Data Security

On September 8, 2020, Foreign Minister Wang Yi delivered a keynote speech at a high-level meeting of an international seminar themed with “Seizing Digital Opportunities for Cooperation and Development” and proposed a Global Initiative on Data Security (“Initiative”). The Initiative mainly includes

by Samuel Yang, AnJie Law Firm and Practical Law China

An overview of the regulation of cloud computing in China. This note covers the characteristics of cloud computing, including its risks and benefits, the regulatory framework for cloud computing in China and key issues in negotiating cloud computing services.

Scope of this note

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