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China intensifies data localisation with bigger fines in final Data Security Law

By Xu Yuan
  • 11 Jun 2021 02:46
  • 11 Jun 2021 02:46
China has further boosted fines for what it considers illegal data-processing practices, such as non-compliant cross-border data transfers and practices compromising data of state-level importance, in the final text of a Data Security Law, which will take effect starting September.

The final changes to the law, which was passed yesterday, reflect a strict

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