Chinese Regulation

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MIIT Issues Draft Measures Governing Data in Industry and Telecommunication

On September 30, China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued the Measures for the Administration of Data Security in Industry and Information Areas (Provisional) (Draft for Comment) (工业和信息化领域数据安全管理办法(试行)(征求意见稿)). The draft is now open for public comments until October 30. According to an explanation (link in Chinese)

MIIT Identifies 334 Apps That Violated User Rights

On September 23, China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) identified 334 apps that failed to comply with laws and regulations related to user rights protection. These apps include travel apps and food ordering apps. In the announcement (link in Chinese), which is the 10th list of 2021, the

Murky Future for Chinese IPOs in the United States

As the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) presses Chinese companies to comply with U.S. requirements when they seek to list on a U.S. stock market, it remains unclear how China would handle its disagreements with the United States in this area, especially with regard to U.

MIIT Calls Out 267 Apps That Violated User Rights

In August, China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) listed 267 apps in three batches, including WeChat and several major online streaming apps, that were found to have violated user rights, and have not resolved these problems within the period of time they were given to do so. It

Shenzhen Issues First Comprehensive Data Rules

On June 29, the Standing Committee of Shenzhen Municipal People’s Congress passed the Data Regulations of Shenzhen Special Economic Zone (hereafter referred to as “the Data Regulations”) (深圳经济特区数据条例, link in Chinese). The rules will take effect on January 1, 2022. Shenzhen is the home of more than 300 (link

China Issues Guidelines on Network Product Security Vulnerability Management

On July 12, China issued the Provisions on Network Product Security Vulnerability Management (《关于印发网络产品安全漏洞管理规定的通知》) (English translation here). The document was jointly issued by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Cyberspace Administration of China, and the Ministry of Public Security, and will take effect on September 1, 2021. The

MIIT Calls on 145 Apps to Fix Problems Related to User Rights

On July 18, China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued its 6th list in 2021 of apps that have not resolved existing problems related to user rights infringement. The list consists of 145 apps, including ByteDance, Amazon, and iFeng news. Typically, the reasons for MIIT to place apps
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