China: green light for privacy law, against giants tlc abuses

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China has approved a strict privacy law, in force since November 1, to prevent companies from collecting sensitive personal data against the increase in Internet fraud, data leakage and abuses alleged by technology and web giants on customer personal information. According to the rules approved by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Assembly, legislative branch of the Chinese parliament, state and private companies that handle personal information must reduce data collection and have user consent. State security apparatuses will keep access to personal data.