August 31, 2021
China’s Personal Information Protection Law and Its Global Impact
By Yiming “Ben” Hu
China first dedicated law on personal data protection will have a global impact.
August 21, 2021
New Chinese Law Tightens Requirements for Data Privacy
By Associated Press
The law would impose some of the world’s strictest controls on private sector handling of information about individuals.
July 03, 2021
China’s Social Credit System: Fact vs. Fiction
Jeremy Daum, Dai Xin, and Vincent Brussee address common myths and misperceptions about the social credit system.
December 18, 2020
China’s Hyperactive Debates on Personal Data Protection
By Xiao Liu
The draft of China’s first comprehensive law on personal information protection is the culmination of intense public interest in the subject.
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.
August 21, 2020
Data Brokers: A Weak Link in National Security
By Dymples Leong and Teo Yi-Ling
Banning TikTok and other Chinese apps won’t solve a thing if China can simply buy the data it wants from private brokers.
March 26, 2020
Can China’s COVID-19 Statistics Be Trusted?
By Scott N. Romaniuk and Tobias Burgers
From GDP figures to coronavirus counts, China’s government has a long history of manipulating data for political gain.
December 05, 2019
China’s Data/AI Economy and the Global Order
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Winston Ma.
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.
March 19, 2019
In Search of ‘Real’ Data on China’s Economy
By Dmitriy Plekhanov
Technology to the rescue: new sources of data help researchers and analysts shed more light on the Chinese economy.