The cybersecurity law introduced in 2017 provides only broad objectives for data security. Photo: Shutterstock

China’s lawmakers review draft data security law as digital economy grows

  • Legal experts say it aims to protect individual privacy but also to promote the use of government data through ‘controllable open platform’
  • Beijing is pushing sectors like artificial intelligence and big data, but industry experts say regulation is lagging behind
Topic |   China Society
The cybersecurity law introduced in 2017 provides only broad objectives for data security. Photo: Shutterstock
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