(Bloomberg News) -- China intends to build a national cyber safety net as part of a sweeping security bill being considered by the country’s top lawmaking body.
The provision on “cyber sovereignty” was added to the second draft of the security law, which also stressed the need to safeguard the security of “industries and key areas important to the national economy,” according to a text of the document posted Wednesday on the website of the National People’s Congress. The new proposal, which was reviewed last month by the body’s Standing Committee, also adds language about protecting the country from risks to the financial system.
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