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Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media

12 July 2019
Samuel Yang Cyberspace administration releases new rules on security assessment of cross-border transfers of personal information

China - AnJie Law Firm

The Cyberspace Administration of China recently released the Measures on Security Assessment of Cross-Border Transfer of Personal Information (Draft for Comment). According to the draft, network operators must apply to the provincial-level cyberspace administration for a security assessment before conducting cross-border transfers. Further, network operators must record all cross-border transfers and retain the records for at least five years.

Authors: Samuel Yang, Hongyu Jiang
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Sergey Medvedev Federal Anti-monopoly Service clarifies role of online messenger systems in advertising

Russia - Gorodissky & Partners

Advertisers are increasingly using online messenger systems to promote businesses, as well as their goods and services. In this context, the Federal Anti-monopoly Service recently issued an official letter clarifying, among other things, the application of the Federal Law on Advertising to messenger systems such as Viber and WhatsApp. The letter is notable as it reveals the regulator's approach to advertising campaigns disseminated via various instant messaging services.

Authors: Sergey Medvedev, Ilya Goryachev
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