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China adopts online info rules to protect privacy

(Xinhua) Updated: 2012-12-28 16:03

BEIJING - China's top legislature approved Friday rules to enhance the protection of personal information online and safeguard public interests, requiring Internet users to identify themselves to service providers when signing web access agreement.

The decision on strengthening online information protection, which has the same legal effect as a law, was adopted by lawmakers at the closing meeting of a five-day session of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.


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