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Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media

06 December 2019
Samuel Yang Draft rules on collection of personal data by apps revised

China - AnJie Law Firm

The App Governance Panel recently published a new draft of the Information Security Technology – Basic Specification for Collecting Personal Information in Mobile Internet Applications. Among other things, the new draft sets out requirements for apps that contain third-party codes or plug-ins which can collect personal data and revises the list of 'necessary' personal data for a variety of apps.

Authors: Samuel Yang, Yang Chen
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Federico Hernández Arroyo New state internet provider established

Mexico - Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

A new state-owned company has been established to provide free internet services to all citizens in Mexico. The company aims to provide telecoms services without charge and guarantee the right of access to information technologies and communication (including internet and broadband), particularly to people without access to such services in Mexico.

Author: Federico Hernández Arroyo
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Trey Hanbury FCC announces members of precision agriculture task force

USA - Hogan Lovells

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), in consultation with the Department of Agriculture, has announced the members of the Task Force for Reviewing the Connectivity and Technology Needs of Precision Agriculture in the United States. The task force, an advisory body to the FCC, will investigate the current state of broadband access in agricultural areas and recommend policies and regulatory solutions to the FCC to promote broadband deployment and precision agriculture.

Author: Trey Hanbury
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Recent updates

Samuel Yang Revised Personal Information Security Specification released for public consultation

China - AnJie Law Firm

Authors: Samuel Yang, Yang Chen
Arpan A Sura DoD and FCC to collaborate on 5G testbeds

USA - Hogan Lovells

Author: Arpan A Sura
Arthur Shay Online box office liable for data theft and consequential damages

Taiwan - Shay & Partners

Author: Arthur Shay

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