With a population reaching billions, it is not a surprise that the number of internet users in China is drastically increasing. Such influx of Chinese “netizens” brings with it the importance for protection of online private information. As a result, in the last days of the 2012 calendar year, the Standing Committee of the National [...]
March 15 marks the effective date of new privacy regulations issued on December 29, 2011 by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China entitled Several Provisions on Regulation of the Order of Internet Information Service Market,. The new regulation defines the personal information protection requirements applicable to Internet Information Service Providers (“IISPs”), and IISPs is a broad category. This blog entry explains.
A Chinese court recently announced the sentencing of an individual for the crime of illegally obtaining the personal information of citizens. This is the first known case in China regarding the infringement of personal information security