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Chinese export control law amended to apply to data, source code

October 15, 2020
A draft Chinese export control law was amended this week to cover data, source code and algorithms and subject violators to criminal penalties, according to a readout of a Chinese National People’s Congress meeting. The NPC Standing Committee met this week and reviewed the draft export control law for the third time. A Chinese lawmaker said the changes to the definition of controlled technologies were needed to ensure China’s maintains an edge in the development of technologies such as 5G...

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