personal information protection

By Susan Ning , Wu Han, Li Huihui , and Wang Shisun King & Wood Mallesons’ Commercial & Regulatory group

ning_susanOn 2 December 2016, the US Federal Communications Commission (the “FCC”) released new rules on Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services (the “New Rules”) to regulate Broadband Internet Access Service

By King & Wood Mallesons’ Compliance Group

China’s first national standard on personal information protection, namely the Guide of Personal Information Protection on Information Security Technology, Public and Commercial Information Service System (the “Guide”) became effect on February 1, 2013. Only about one month earlier, the Decision on Strengthening Online Information Protection (the “Decision”) was adopted by Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on December 28, 2012 and became effective on the same day. Both of the moves show China has taken the significant first step on enhancing personal information protection.
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By Jiang Junlu and Jin Shan King and Wood Mallesons’ Labor & Employment Group

We receive a bunch of unwanted text messages, email spam, commercial calls and mail solicitations every day. All of a sudden, our identities and personal contact information are exposed in public, used by some individuals and institutions for illegitimate purposes with our permissions. We are all the victims of their illegalities.

On December 28, 2012, the Decision regarding Strengthening the Protection of Internet Information (the “Decision”) was passed by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, which was implemented on the same date. The era of online information protection begins.
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