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The Cyberspace Administration of China announced a draft law in April 2017, which states that all data being transferred overseas with a size of over 1,000GB or affecting more than 500,000 inividuals must be submitted for inspection by the relevant authorities, to determine if it affects national security. If so, the data must stay in China.
The official criteria for offending data are below:
This may affect foriegn firms' operations between Chinese and other international branches, as the criteria are rather vague and open to interpretation.
The draft law comes into effect on May 11th, 2017, until which point citizens may send their 'comments' to the CAC for consideration.
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