China has proposed its own global data security initiative that focusses on the handling of personal user data, surveillance by foreign actors or states among a slew of other issues. Announced by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on September 8 in Beijing, the initiative comes as a retort against the United States' similarly-focussed "Clean Network" initiative that calls on other nations to ringfence their internet infrastructure from Chinese influence. The initiative proposed 8 principles for nations to follow: Don’t engage in activities that undermine other countries’ sovereignty: “States should stand against ICT activities that impair or steal important data of other States' critical infrastructure, or use the data to conduct activities that undermine other States' national security and public interests.” Oppose mass surveillance against other countries: “States should take actions to prevent and put an end to activities that jeopardize…
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