China publishes draft rules on enhanced security review of online products and services

On 4 February 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China published draft rules on the national security review of online products and services used by PRC information systems (the “Draft”). The Draft seeks to put in place a national framework for security review of certain online products and services, as foreshadowed in the National Security Law, the Cybersecurity Law and the National Cyberspace Security Strategy. In this alert, we consider key principles and implications of the Draft.

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