China adopts controversial cybersecurity law: Official news agency | world-news | Hindustan Times
Today in New Delhi, India
Apr 27, 2017-Thursday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

China adopts controversial cybersecurity law: Official news agency

China’s parliament adopted a controversial cybersecurity law on Monday, the official Xinhua news agency said, a move likely to trigger concern from foreign governments, business communities and rights groups.

world Updated: Nov 07, 2016 10:07 IST
China

China’s parliament adopted a controversial cybersecurity law on Monday.(Reuters)

China’s parliament adopted a controversial cybersecurity law on Monday, the official Xinhua news agency said, a move likely to trigger concern from foreign governments, business communities and rights groups.

Xinhua did not give further details.

Overseas critics of the law say it threatens to shut foreign technology companies out of various sectors deemed “critical”, and includes contentious requirements for data to be stored on servers located in China.