January 09, 2023
Big Ideas From Recent Trends in China’s Data Governance
By Nanda Min Htin
A look at the direction of China's data governance – and, by extension, the future of its digital economy.
December 21, 2021
Tech Regulation in China Brings in Sweeping Changes
By Kai von Carnap and Valarie Tan
Relations between Beijing and China’s tech giants have been complex and in flux for many years. But recently the government has taken a much clearer approach.
September 24, 2020
China’s Draft Data Security Law: A Practical Review
By Marcel Green
For the first time, the Chinese government is taking steps to protect personal and consumer data. Businesses should take note.
September 10, 2020
China’s Bid to Write the Global Rules on Data Security
By Shannon Tiezzi
The new “Global Initiative on Data Security” is an attempt to wrest control of the data security narrative away from the U.S.
August 07, 2020
Trump Administration Targets ByteDance and Tencent
By Shea Cotton
In new executive orders, the Trump administration has taken aim at Chinese companies ByteDance and Tencent -- but the details are yet to be fully outlined.
July 29, 2020
Graham Webster on TikTok, Huawei, and the US-China Tech Clash
By Shannon Tiezzi
“Questions around Chinese government power and the growth of Chinese companies around the world have triggered a heightened awareness of who controls platforms and how they collect, store, or share data.”
July 18, 2020
Is China’s ‘Health Code’ Here to Stay?
By Chuyi Sheng and Zijia He
The genie is out of the bottle. What does the future hold for a permanent health code system?
March 07, 2020
China’s Ubiquitous Facial Recognition Tech Sparks Privacy Backlash
By Lauren Dudley
Privacy concerns remain largely unaddressed in proposed Chinese facial recognition standards.
June 27, 2019
Why China's Data Regulations Are a Compliance Nightmare for Companies
By Daniel Rechtschaffen
Legal ambiguities leave companies guessing where they must follow the laws and when they can just risk it.
August 21, 2017
The Dark Side of China's Tech Boom
By Eugene K. Chow
China’s tech giants are helping the state build a digital panopticon.
December 10, 2016
Decoding China’s Approach to Data Security
By Nick Marro
With its restrictions on cross-border data movement, China is fracturing the global internet.