China wants companies to help it to decrypt online information (Photo: Bernd Thaller)

EU businesses concerned by China snooping law

The European Union's main business representative in China said Monday (28 December) it still had concerns over the country's new anti-terrorism law, although the final text had removed some of the most worrying provisions.

The new rules were adopted on Sunday (27 December) by China's National People's Congress, the country's national parliament, which has little power of its own and mainly rubber-stamps legislation.

Both the EU and the US had expressed concerns that the law could...

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