China proposes ban on data collection tech not

China proposes ban on data collection tech not

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On Thursday, experience a new Chinese law in operation, that tech is limited in the collection of user data in the country. That while firms hoped to delay.

It reports the Chinese state news agency Xinhua on Monday.

Tech fear that they are not on time, conform to the new rules. There was, therefore, hoped to delay, but the message on Xinhua points out that the law still Thursday is entered.

The new law doesn’t allow tech to personal information to collect and sell. Is current information by companies abused, then users can request this data to be erased.

The law obliges companies to keep their data within China store. In addition, the government essential hardware and software used by companies to investigate. Companies are also obliged to help with investigations.

Many large western companies are currently not active in China. The new law will mostly affect Chinese companies, or agencies that later on the Chinese market to enter.

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