US Senator Raphael Warnock, Democrat of Georgia, has introduced a bill that would further restrict the ability of Chinese businesses to acquire US companies that hold personal data about US citizens. Photo: AFP
US Senator Raphael Warnock, Democrat of Georgia, has introduced a bill that would further restrict the ability of Chinese businesses to acquire US companies that hold personal data about US citizens. Photo: AFP

US senators introduce bill to further restrict Chinese acquisitions of American personal data

  • Marco Rubio of Florida and Raphael Warnock of Georgia seek to extend federal oversight of foreign deals for US businesses handling personal data
  • ‘Adversaries like the People’s Republic of China,’ they say, use acquisitions to stockpile data, ‘creating both privacy and national security risks’

Topic |   US-China tech war
US Senator Raphael Warnock, Democrat of Georgia, has introduced a bill that would further restrict the ability of Chinese businesses to acquire US companies that hold personal data about US citizens. Photo: AFP
US Senator Raphael Warnock, Democrat of Georgia, has introduced a bill that would further restrict the ability of Chinese businesses to acquire US companies that hold personal data about US citizens. Photo: AFP
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