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Another leap forward - new personal data protection regulations in China

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • August 2 2013

On 16 July 2013, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) published a new set of regulations entitled "Regulations on the

One big step for data protection in China?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • January 7 2013

The PRC Standardisation Administration issued a national standard entitled the "Information security technology Guideline for Personal Information

Further measures to protect personal data: new requirements for obtaining type approvals for mobile devices in China

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • June 11 2012

The PRC Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has recently released a draft notice on the proposed introduction of new requirements for granting type approvals for mobile devices to strengthen protection on personal data

China's 12th Five Year Plan on e-commerce: will the proposed legal developments create a more favourable business environment for e-commerce service providers?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • May 7 2012

Following the release of the 12th Five Year Plan by the PRC government in March 2011, on 27 March 2012, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology released its detailed 12th Five Year Plan on, amongst other key areas, e-commerce

New measures to regulate malpractices adopted by ICPs in China and their use of personal data

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • March 6 2012

The PRC Ministry of Industry and Information Technology recently published a set of measures entitled "Several measures on regulating the internet information service market" to regulate certain misbehaviours of internet information service providers in China and their use of personal data

Call centre outsourcing in China - 100 foreign ownership permitted under China's strict telecoms regulatory regime

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • June 15 2011

In a further push to the development of the outsourcing industry in China, the State Council and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology recently announced a series of policies which aim to relax foreign investment restrictions on certain telecoms-related activities which would otherwise be subject to China's fairly stringent restrictions in the telecoms sector

China's new State Internet Information Office more control or just streamlining the administration?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • May 18 2011

With the number of Internet users in China approaching 500 million, the Chinese Government announced on 4 May 2011 that it has set up the State Internet Information Office 国家互联网信息办公室 which will serve as the new central agency for online communications in China

Crackdown on "illegal" VoIP in China?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • January 24 2011

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued on 10 December 2010 a notice calling on the general public to report on any "illegal" voice over internet protocol telephony services (VoIP