Mending China’s Data Fences. Article about China’s new data protection regulations.
By Mark Andrews
CKGSB Knowledge Magazine. Fall 2018
Online data theft is rife. Will new data protection rules fix the problem?
Film director Jean-Luc Godard once said that art has the power to reveal our most secret selves. For visitors to artist Deng Yufeng’s exhibition Secrets in Wuhan in April, this proved truer than they could ever have imagined. Those entering the gallery found a wall of blue screens displaying the personal information of thousands of people: names,ages, heights, telephone numbers, bank details and even train ticket purchases. Deng had purchased the data online for just a few yuan each.
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Mark Andrews has written about everything from Japanese houses to heli hikes on New Zealand glaciers, test drives of Chinese cars to bar and restaurant reviews. He currently specialises in travel articles and reviews of Chinese cars plus articles about the Chinese auto industry.
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