Shoppers and pedestrians wait at a traffic signal at Nanjing Road in Shanghai. For data gathered from the personal information of more than 1 million Chinese, a government review is mandatory before moving it across the border. Photo: Bloomberg
Shoppers and pedestrians wait at a traffic signal at Nanjing Road in Shanghai. For data gathered from the personal information of more than 1 million Chinese, a government review is mandatory before moving it across the border. Photo: Bloomberg

China drafts tough rules to stop data from leaving its borders as Beijing tightens grip on information

  • The new rules could also potentially affect data flows between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, as they cover all data leaving China’s ‘borders’
  • An international consumer goods company will have to go through the government if it wants to share its Chinese consumer database with head office

Topic |   Cybersecurity
Shoppers and pedestrians wait at a traffic signal at Nanjing Road in Shanghai. For data gathered from the personal information of more than 1 million Chinese, a government review is mandatory before moving it across the border. Photo: Bloomberg
Shoppers and pedestrians wait at a traffic signal at Nanjing Road in Shanghai. For data gathered from the personal information of more than 1 million Chinese, a government review is mandatory before moving it across the border. Photo: Bloomberg
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