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Chinese university plan causes ["]security concerns["] in Hungary
"Eastern Opening" plan tied to $2B loan from China's Exim Bank, "piles of garbage" and "spy hub"

EU-China investment deal put on ice over sanctions
sanctions and counter-sanctions ditch deal finally closed Dec 2020

by Cat on Tue May 4th, 2021 at 10:41:53 PM EST
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Not this Exim, the other one
"initially developed at the University of Cambridge in 1995"
by Cat on Wed May 5th, 2021 at 05:37:39 PM EST
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China's third way on data governance
Beijing presented the draft Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), a set of privacy rules experts say are inspired by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the landmark EU privacy law.

The second draft of the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) was published at the end of April for public consultation.

national security objections
Article 27 of the PIPL in fact provides the legal basis for collecting images and data for reasons of public security, without the person concerned being informed. This provision might lead to abuses if there is no independent control over the work of the public authorities.
Cloud Acts
Asked about the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI), Herrero said `no agreement has been reached on cross-border services. This means that the issue of data localisation remains and that European investors will find it difficult to compete with local cloud giants with no guarantees on data transfer and storage.'
by Cat on Fri May 14th, 2021 at 10:48:37 PM EST
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John Podesta has appointed Neera Tanden special advisor
on healthcare issues, preparing for "different contingencies that could arise from the Supreme Court's consideration of Republican lawsuits seeking to undo the Affordable Care Act," the White House said in a statement.

She will also review the , in charge of making the U.S. government accessible to Americans online, it said.

by Cat on Sat May 15th, 2021 at 12:19:56 PM EST
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