Chinese Cybersecurity and Privacy Law

China has been quietly creating a materially different approach to cybersecurity and privacy which serves the central purpose of defending the Chinese notion of cyber sovereignty. Much uncertainty remains about the newly-effective laws and regulations, but it is clear that foreign technology and others companies operating in China should rapidly focus on its significant restrictions…

Developments in South Korean Privacy & Security Law

Discussions are underway between the EU and South Korea for an adequacy determination.  South Korea has joined the APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules system.  Significant caselaw is developing regarding this country’s 2011 data protection statute as well as its sector-specific laws.  This session will provide an up-to-date account of developments in South Korea and analyze the…

Planning for The Three Internets

The world has at least three internets, each associated with different cultural and legal frameworks of cybersecurity and data protection. The Chinese framework begins with “cyber-sovereignty,” the power of the Chinese state to control data in-country and crossing its borders, including personal data, trade/state secrets and political/cultural issues. Europe – recently ascendant – begins with…