GDPR, PIPL and CCPA
In October 2020, China unveiled its Personal Information Protection Law (“PIPL”), the draft of a set of rules aimed at regulating privacy law.
PIPL is meant to complete China’s regulatory framework on privacy, which was launched with the 2016 Cybersecurity Law. China, like other major world powers, is fully aware that “information is power” and to be up to date as situations develop, means for them to be able not only to react quickly but also to control the nature of the information.
PIPL looks like a “little sister” to EU Regulation 2016/679 (“