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Apple Opens New Data Center in China to Comply with the PRC’s New Cybersecurity Law

July 14, 2017

By Quinn Dang

In a move that sets the stage for other global companies doing business in China, Apple announced on July 12, 2017, that it will open a new data center in China to locally host data in order to comply with China’s new cyber security law. The law, which took effect in June, imposes a number of cybersecurity obligations, one of the most significant of which was that personal information and other important data collected in China by certain entities are required to be stored domestically.

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Quinn Dang
Associate, Litigation Department