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Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media

14 December 2018
Samuel Yang Ministry of Public Security publishes rules on supervision and inspection of internet security

China - AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Public Security recently released the Provisions on the Supervision and Inspection of Internet Security by Public Security Organs. According to the provisions, public security organs must supervise and inspect internet service providers and network entity users that provide a range of internet-related services. They also list certain powers that public security organs may use when supervising and inspecting internet security on-site.

Authors: Samuel Yang, Yang Chen
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Jürg Schneider New strategy for providing free access to government data

Switzerland - Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently adopted a new open government data strategy for providing the public with free access to government data. From 2020 onwards, all government data will gradually be made available for free and in a computer-friendly format. The strategy aims to strengthen transparency, accountability and innovation. With a centralised source of information and appropriate support for data users such as researchers and creators, Switzerland will remain an important innovative hub.

Authors: Jürg Schneider, Christophe Gösken
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Recent updates

Samuel Yang Pilot work commences on critical information infrastructure security examination assessment guidelines

China - AnJie Law Firm

Authors: Samuel Yang, Yang Chen
János Böszörményi GDPR implementing legislation in Austria

Austria - Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

Author: János Böszörményi
Sergey Medvedev New legal initiatives to regulate Big Data

Russia - Gorodissky & Partners

Authors: Sergey Medvedev, Ilya Goryachev
Yael Navon Duties to notify cyber breach updated

Israel - Levitan, Sharon & Co

Author: Yael Navon
Arthur Shay 5G regulatory sandbox expanded

Taiwan - Shay & Partners

Author: Arthur Shay
Helen Kelly Media merger regime: four years later – what you need to know

Ireland - Matheson

Authors: Helen Kelly, Kate McKenna, Simon Shinkwin
Federico Hernández Arroyo New rating guidelines, same rules

Mexico - Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

Author: Federico Hernández Arroyo

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