Critics worry that China’s cybersecurity law could be a Trojan horse designed to boost China’s policy promoting indigenous innovation, while other foreign technology firms worry that they will eventually be forced to divulge intellectual property to government inspectors. Photo: Shutterstock

China’s cybersecurity law is biased and open to abuse, but it may not stop others copying it

Daniel Wagner says critics are right to say the law gives Chinese companies an unfair edge and raises important privacy concerns. The fear is that other countries are more likely to adopt this model than the EU’s more cumbersome one favouring rights protection

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Critics worry that China’s cybersecurity law could be a Trojan horse designed to boost China’s policy promoting indigenous innovation, while other foreign technology firms worry that they will eventually be forced to divulge intellectual property to government inspectors. Photo: Shutterstock
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