Category Archives: Technology

Chinese Agencies Announce Plan to Audit Privacy Policies of Ten Popular Online Services

On July 26, four Chinese agencies, the Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”), the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (“MIIT”), the Ministry of Public Security (“MoPS”), and the National Standards Committee, announced their plan to begin the government’s campaign to improve the protection of personal information, according to Xinhua News Agency (link is in Chinese).  […]

Decoding China’s New Cybersecurity Law

Recent headlines around the world have been preoccupied with news from mainland China. The yuan has risen to a six-month high, Moody’s has downgraded the country’s credit rating, Beijing has vowed to continue working with the EU and others to uphold the Paris climate deal and a new Cybersecurity Law came into effect on June […]

China’s Cybersecurity Law Influences Tech Giants

There has been a growing global trend regarding the security and sovereignty of digital data – building facilities that store online data closer to customers.  Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook are among the big American technology companies building data centers in Germany, the Netherlands, France and other countries. While some of the expansion is for technical […]

Singapore Has Its First Ever AI Legal Chatbot 

Singapore is fast becoming a one-of-a-kind regional legal technology hub in Asia. The country’s judiciary and legal associations recently released a plan to imbed technology in the local legal culture, while Singapore’s Supreme Court has moved to launch paperless electronic proceedings—a trend picking up steam in other courts around the region.

Chinese Authorities Release Catalog of Network and Cybersecurity Products Subject to Pre-Sale Inspection

On June 9, 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”), together with three other agencies, released a Catalog of Critical Network Equipment and Network Security Products (First Batch) (“the Catalog,” original Chinese version available here).  It specifies network products that must be certified before they can be marketed in China. China’s Cybersecurity Law (see our series of blog […]