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Internet News Information Service Industry Reshuffle?

Authors: Sheng LI, Xi YAN

On May 2, 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China promulgated the Administrative Provisions for Internet News Information Services (“Provisions"), which will come into effect on June 1, 2017 and replace the existing Regulations for the Administration of Internet News Information Services (“Regulations”) which was promulgated in 2005.

The Unveiling of Cybersecurity Reviews

Authors: David TANG, Min ZHU

On May 2, 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”) issued a trial version of the Measures for the Security Review of Network Products and Services (Trial) (“Trial Measures”), which are slated to become effective on June 1. The Trial Measures are another supporting document of the Cybersecurity Law that is intended to enact the cybersecurity review requirements of Article 35 of the Cybersecurity Law, following its issuance on November 7, 2016.

Guidelines on Data Export Security Assessments

David TANG, Min ZHU

On May 27, 2017, the National Standardization Technical Committee for Information Security (“Technical Committee”) promulgated a draft for comment of the Information Security Technology – Guidelines for Data Cross-Border Transfer Security Assessment (Draft) (the “Guidelines”), in order to supplement the personal information and important data export assessment requirements stipulated under Cybersecurity Law, which came into force on June 1, 2017

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