Policymakers revealed intentions to build a “Digital China” with clearer boundaries for how and when mainland tech companies can use the data they collect from users. Photo: Reuters Policymakers revealed intentions to build a “Digital China” with clearer boundaries for how and when mainland tech companies can use the data they collect from users. Photo: Reuters
Policymakers revealed intentions to build a “Digital China” with clearer boundaries for how and when mainland tech companies can use the data they collect from users. Photo: Reuters

China’s ‘two sessions’ 2021: plans for ‘Digital China’ transformation come with increased regulations for personal data

  • In a new work report and 14th five-year plan, China seeks to nurture digital industries such as artificial intelligence, blockchain and cloud computing
  • Policymakers at the ‘two sessions’ are also speeding up the roll-out of two laws protecting personal information and data security

Topic |   Two Sessions 2021 (Lianghui)
Policymakers revealed intentions to build a “Digital China” with clearer boundaries for how and when mainland tech companies can use the data they collect from users. Photo: Reuters Policymakers revealed intentions to build a “Digital China” with clearer boundaries for how and when mainland tech companies can use the data they collect from users. Photo: Reuters
Policymakers revealed intentions to build a “Digital China” with clearer boundaries for how and when mainland tech companies can use the data they collect from users. Photo: Reuters
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