The National Information Security Standardization Technical Committee issued a draft of the new national standards on May 26, 2022. The new draft—Information Security Technology: Requirements of Privacy Policy of Internet Platforms, Products and Services—is available for public comment until July 25, 2022.

The Draft Requirements document is China’s first list of national standards

Given that the Data Security Law is one of the three fundamental data protection laws in China, the legislative process of the law has attracted much attention. In July 2020, comments were solicited for the first draft of the Data Security Law (the First Draft). Nine months later, the 13th Standing Committee of the National