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Archive for April, 2015

Alibaba Smartphone To Help Chinese Police Combat Foreign Spies, Play Games And Shop Online

SHANGHAI — A new smartphone developed jointly by China‚Äôs police ministry and Internet giant Alibaba will allow officers to play games and shop online, as well as deploy a safe mode designed to combat data theft and foreign spying, according to Chinese media reports. The handset has been developed over the last 18 months by […]

How China’s Ministry of Public Security Controls Cyber Policy

On 13 April, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and State Council issued new guidelines on strengthening internal security in the wake of unprecedented terrorist attacks inside the country, rising public order concerns and increasing online dissent. The guidelines called out the use of new high-technology and cyber-based assets, including data mining, closed circuit TV and […]

China to delay bank tech restrictions

China has agreed to delay implementing new bank technology restrictions that Washington has complained represent unfair regulatory pressure on foreign firms, a senior U.S. Treasury official said in Beijing on Monday. China said this month work was ongoing on a draft anti-terrorism law that would require foreign companies to hand over encryption keys and otherwise […]