How do you keep hackers out while keeping your company or your government’s information protected. It’s an ongoing debate in the era of cyber attacks. China is proposing an anti-terrorism law. Rachelle Akuffo filed this report from Washington.
China proposing anti-terrorism lawHow do you keep hackers out while keeping your company or your government's information protected. It's an ongoing debate in the era of cyber attacks. China is proposing an anti-terrorism law.
- The law includes a requirement for foreign technology firms to share their encryption and pass code information with the government.
- The move would help track terrorism-related content. It also protects China’s state and business secrets as the country opens up to more foreign investment.
- The reaction from some in the technology industry has been one of skepticism.
- The proposed law has been sharply criticized by U.S. President Barack Obama, citing unfair regulatory pressure on foreign firms.