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China's New Data Law Leaves Privacy Questions Unanswered

Law360, New York (July 17, 2017, 11:41 AM EDT) -- China has officially shifted from a patchwork of privacy and cybersecurity laws to new comprehensive regulation, but experts say it’s still unclear how companies will be affected, or whether the new law will even accomplish its goal of boosting security.

As the European Union creeps toward the implementation of its own comprehensive General Data Protection regulation next year, and the U.S. continues to operate under a mostly “best practices” privacy system, China took the step of imposing a blanket nationwide statute on June 1 that regulates...
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