China Passes ‘Cyber-Security’ Law Banning Speech Threatening ‘Socialist System’
On Monday, China’s Parliament passed a cyber-security law that has foreign businesses and human-rights activists nervous, as it will place even more restrictions on China’s already tightly controlled Internet when its practices are implemented next June. Many of these restrictions apply extra security measures against non-Chinese interests.
“China is an internet power, and as one of the countries that faces the greatest internet security risks, urgently needs to establish and perfect network security legal systems,” declared parliamentary official Yang Heqing, as quoted by Reuters. – READ MORE