AUGUST 8, 2022
The Cyberspace Administration of China is a singular force in tech regulation, but it is also a rare form in China’s Communist Party-state system. Jamie P. Horsley examines its origins and unusual status.
Behind the Facade of China’s Cyber Super-Regulator
This translation was produced by Rogier Creemers and edited by Graham Webster based on DigiChina’s translation of the Draft for Comment of October 2021 by Creemers, Samm Sacks, Webster, and Lorand Laskai. Outbound Data Transfer Security Assessment Measures Cyberspace Administration of China July 7, 2022 Article 1: In order to regulate outbound data transfer activities, […]
Xi Pushes 'Digital Government,' Incentives for Researchers Before Party Reform Body (Annotated Translation)
Translated with notes by Sam Chetwin George. Edited by Johanna Costigan and Graham Webster. Translation Xi Jinping Presided Over the 25th Meeting of the Central Commission for Comprehensively Deepening Reform, Emphasizing: Strengthening the Construction of Digital Government Promoting the Reform of Fiscal Systems at and Below the Provincial Level1 Li Keqiang, Wang Huning, and Han Zheng were in […]
This article by Lorand Laskai introduces a growing body of DigiChina work on China’s digital currency efforts and their relationship with recent blockchain initiatives. Student editors enrolled in our first DigiChina Newsroom course at Stanford University in Spring 2021 initiated the effort, and Laskai and Associate Editor Johanna Costigan brought it to publication. –Ed. Over […]
Translation: Chinese Authorities Announce $1.2B Fine in DiDi Case, Describe 'Despicable' Data Abuses
The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) on July 21 announced an ¥8 billion RMB ($1.2 billion USD) fine at the conclusion of a year of investigation and scrutiny focused on the Chinese ride-hailing giant DiDi Chuxing. The CAC effort kicked off on July 2, 2021, with the announcement that DiDi would face review under the […]
This knowledge base entry, first compiled on the eve of the Personal Information Protection Law’s implementation, provides links to the wide range of translations and analysis DigiChina has produced on the subject throughout the legislative history of China’s primary data privacy law. DigiChina translations Personal Information Protection Law Final text: Personal Information Protection Law Passed […]
The DigiChina Project is a collaborative effort to understand China’s technology policy developments, primarily through translating and analyzing Chinese-language sources.
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