China Outlines Legal Path for Cross-Border Data Transfer
What’s new: China’s cybersecurity watchdog is seeking public comments on a draft rule outlining a legal path for cross-border transfer of personal data.
Under the draft rule released Thursday by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), qualified data processing entities could legitimately transfer personal data abroad by signing standard contracts with overseas recipients. Such contracts would embed terms in line with China’s data protection law, experts said.
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