Personal Information Protection under Chinese Civil Code: A Newly Established Private Right in the Digital Era

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Raymond Yang Gao

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As the digitalization of our everyday life unfolds, people’s daily activities having an interface with the Internet and the Internet of Things have been generating a myriad of personal data in a fast, hidden, and even undetectable manner. Data has increasingly become omnipresent. In such a context, the economic and strategic value of personal data has been widely recognized in the modern society. Safeguarding our personal data has become increasingly important for each and every person, with the contestations concerned over the proper standards of protection stirring growing heat among policymakers, business actors, interest groups, and various stakeholders alike.

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Raymond Yang Gao | China Law Update | 13 Tsinghua China L. Rev. 165 (2020)

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