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Jan 19, 2023 08:12 PM
TECH

Cancer Collaboration Becomes First Overseas Data Transfer Approved Under New Regime

A joint cancer treatment study between the Beijing Friendship Hospital and researchers at the University of Amsterdam has become the first project to pass a data export security assessment. Photo: VCG
A joint cancer treatment study between the Beijing Friendship Hospital and researchers at the University of Amsterdam has become the first project to pass a data export security assessment. Photo: VCG

A joint cancer treatment study by researchers in Beijing and Amsterdam has become the first project to pass a data export assessment by Chinese regulators since a strict regime governing the transfer of information abroad took effect four months ago.

The approval was the first for a transfer of information to a foreign entity, the Beijing office of the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) announced Wednesday on social media. The statement said a request by Air China Ltd. to export data was the second to be approved.

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