Beijing releases software control regulations

Summary:Enforcing information security and crack down on what it claimed was harmfulinformation contained in software, Beijing has released new regulationsrequiring computer software developers and vendors to register with theMinistry of Information Industry (MII) before launching any software on themainland. Signalling their resolve against software privacy, the newregulations also prohibit the import and export of unregistered computersoftware to and from the mainland.

Enforcing information security and crack down on what it claimed was harmful information contained in software, Beijing has released new regulations requiring computer software developers and vendors to register with the Ministry of Information Industry (MII) before launching any software on the mainland. Signalling their resolve against software privacy, the new regulations also prohibit the import and export of unregistered computer software to and from the mainland.

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Topics: Software

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