New Agency to be Top Chinese Regulator on Data Issues
The new agency, set to become the top Chinese regulator on various data-related issues, will be discussed and approved at the National People's Congress during its annual session on March 13.
National Data Bureau to Set and Enforce Data Rules
The new national data bureau would set and enforce data collection and business sharing rules. It would also have the authority to decide whether multinational companies can export data generated by their operations in China.
Investigating Issues in the Digital Domain
The national data bureau would also investigate various issues in the digital domain and identify data security vulnerabilities prone to cyberattacks.
Relaxation of Deadline Pressure for Multinational Companies
Chinese regulators have recently eased some deadline pressure on multinational companies struggling to comply with new rules requiring them to seek approval to export user data.