Apr 02, 2015 12:43 PM

Foreign Tech Firms Cast Wary Eye on Proposed Anti-Terror Law

(Beijing) – The drafting of China's first anti-terror law has received great attention from overseas because aspects related to cyber security issues are expected to have a big impact on foreign tech firms' operations in the country.

A draft version published on the website of the country's legislature, the National People's Congress (NPC), shows that the proposed law includes articles that require telecom and Internet companies to hand over encryption keys and install backdoors to their software to aid counter-terror investigations.

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