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Sensitive data, big processors among key targets of public prosecution under China's new privacy law

By Xu Yuan
  • 23 Aug 2021 00:19
  • 23 Aug 2021 00:19
China’s highest prosecution authority has set as a priority cases of data abuse involving sensitive data, special groups of people, key sectors, and data processors of large swathes of data in deciding whether to take legal action against behavior that violates the country’s newly passed personal-data protection law.

The Supreme People's Procuratorate circulated

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Xu Yuan

Senior Correspondent

Xu Yuan has worked for MLex for seven years, all of them based in Hong Kong. She has reported on a wide range of regulatory topics, including antitrust, cybersecurity and data security, in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She has broken numerous stories on policymaking and enforcement involving international companies doing business in the region and done substantial court reporting in Hong Kong. She is currently specializing in covering regulatory issues related to future mobility, including connected vehicles. She previously worked for US TV network NBC in Beijing. She received her undergraduate degree in English Literature and Linguistics from Peking University and a master’s degree from the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong.

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