Lawyers voice concerns over ambiguity in China’s new cybersecurity law

Global Investigations Review

06/05/2017

Miriam H. Wugmeister

Privacy + Data Security and Litigation

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China passed a new cybersecurity law that restricts the transfer of data out of the country; however, Morrison & Foerster partner Miriam H. Wugmeister believes the implementation rules that accompanied it didn’t offer the appropriate clarity for the scope and applicability of the legislation.

“The draft measures have actually created more confusion because the real question is one of scope around whether they apply only to key infrastructure information operators or network operators more generally, which is essentially anybody with a server,” she said in the Global Investigations Review article “Lawyers voice concerns over ambiguity in China’s new cybersecurity law.”

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