On Oct. 26, 2019, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress passed the PRC Cryptography Law (Cryptography Law) (中华人民共和国密码法). The Cryptography Law is the first cryptography statute at a national law level, replacing old regulations that have been in use for more than two decades. By introducing major changes to the existing regulatory regime on cipher products, the Cryptography Law marks a new era of cipher regulation in China, particularly in relation to the use of cipher in commercial environment.
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