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Tech Giants Push Back Against China’s New Cyber Security Bill

Tech companies are pushing back against China’s controversial new cyber security bill that requires companies to share proprietary source code with Beijing. According to the Wall Street Journal, under the new regulations, China will require software companies, network-equipment manufacturers and other technology companies to disclose their source codes—the building blocks of computer programs—in order to […]

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China adopts cybersecurity law to protect national security, citizens’ rights

China’s top legislature on Monday adopted a cybersecurity law to safeguard sovereignty on cyberspace, national security and the rights of citizens. The government will take measures to “monitor, defend and handle cybersecurity risks and threats originating from within the country or overseas sources, protecting key information infrastructure from attack,intrusion, disturbance and damage,” the law states. […]

China cybersecurity law likely to harm foreign firms operating on mainland, says Asia finance body chief

The chief of one of Asia’s most prominent financial trade bodies said on Tuesday new cybersecurity legislation in China could make it harder for foreign companies operating in the country to manage risk as threats increasingly span across borders. Mark Austen, chief executive of the Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, told a forum […]

China’s new cyber security laws will ‘lock out’ businesses

Business and human rights groups have raised concerns about new legislation just passed by China’s parliament that is aimed at countering growing threats such as hacking and terrorism. The new cyber security law, which will take effect in June 2017, is an “objective need” of China as a major internet power, a leading government official […]

China adopts cyber security law in face of overseas opposition

China adopted a controversial cyber security law on Monday to counter what Beijing says are growing threats such as hacking and terrorism, but the law triggered concerns among foreign business and rights groups. The legislation, passed by China’s largely rubber-stamp parliament and set to take effect in June 2017, is an “objective need” of China […]