Many tech businesses will need to adapt to Beijing’s new law on personal information protection, which makes it much harder to legally collect and use consumer data. Photo: AP
Many tech businesses will need to adapt to Beijing’s new law on personal information protection, which makes it much harder to legally collect and use consumer data. Photo: AP
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China data privacy: Big Tech will be ‘a lot less powerful’ after Beijing passes sweeping new law, experts say

  • Foreign firms are also exposed to the regulatory risk, as the PIPL applies to any company that processes the personal information of anyone in China
  • A key aspect of the legislation is its ban on algorithmic price discrimination, which will have a huge impact on ride-hailing platforms like Didi Chuxing

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Many tech businesses will need to adapt to Beijing’s new law on personal information protection, which makes it much harder to legally collect and use consumer data. Photo: AP
Many tech businesses will need to adapt to Beijing’s new law on personal information protection, which makes it much harder to legally collect and use consumer data. Photo: AP
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