Tencent headquarters in Shenzhen pictured on October 12. The social media giant has become the first Big Tech firm in China to announce recruitment for a committee to oversee privacy practices, a requirement of the country’s new personal information law that goes into effect next month. Photo: Bloomberg
Tencent headquarters in Shenzhen pictured on October 12. The social media giant has become the first Big Tech firm in China to announce recruitment for a committee to oversee privacy practices, a requirement of the country’s new personal information law that goes into effect next month. Photo: Bloomberg
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Tencent to set up privacy oversight committee, a requirement of China’s personal information law starting next month

  • Tencent is China’s first Big Tech company to announce plans for an independent privacy committee, a requirement of the Personal Information Protection Law
  • The law’s requirements are vague, but legal experts question whether a company’s own committee is sufficiently independent

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Tencent headquarters in Shenzhen pictured on October 12. The social media giant has become the first Big Tech firm in China to announce recruitment for a committee to oversee privacy practices, a requirement of the country’s new personal information law that goes into effect next month. Photo: Bloomberg
Tencent headquarters in Shenzhen pictured on October 12. The social media giant has become the first Big Tech firm in China to announce recruitment for a committee to oversee privacy practices, a requirement of the country’s new personal information law that goes into effect next month. Photo: Bloomberg
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