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Beijing presents details of data law

Beijing released a draft detailing its data security law on Thursday, Reuters reports. In it, the authorities define what data is considered ordinary data, important data and “core data”. Ordinary data, according to the bill, is data that has minimal impact on society and affects only a few individuals and companies. Important data is data that poses a threat to China’s national and economic interests. Data that affects the rights of individuals or organizations are also defined in this way.

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