China Inches Closer To Finalizing Strict Cybersecurity LawChina Inches Closer To Finalizing Strict Cybersecurity Law
Second reading of cybersecurity draft over, measures indicate greater censorship in store for citizens.
June 28, 2016
China's Parliament held a second reading of its draft on cybersecurity law which once passed is likely to impose stricter censorship and less privacy online, reports Reuters.
The draft, as per news agency Xinhua, stipulates government control over network operators and discourages movement of information outside the country by seeking security evaluation of business data provided overseas. China traditionally has favored greater internet restrictions with Chinese officials saying that sites like Google and Facebook should be blocked in the face of growing terrorism, says Reuters.
The first draft was brought out about a year ago and included measures to boost user privacy, but also gave more powers to the government to access private information as per its discretion.
For more on this story, click here.
About the Author(s)
Hacking Your Digital Identity: How Cybercriminals Can and Will Get Around Your Authentication MethodsOct 26, 2023
Modern Supply Chain Security: Integrated, Interconnected, and Context-DrivenNov 06, 2023
How to Combat the Latest Cloud Security ThreatsNov 06, 2023
Reducing Cyber Risk in Enterprise Email Systems: It's Not Just Spam and PhishingNov 01, 2023
SecOps & DevSecOps in the CloudNov 06, 2023