China calls for global standards on data security amid U.S. strains

China on Tuesday proposed that world standards on data security should be established, in an apparent attempt to counter the United States that has been trying to exclude Chinese state-of-the-art technologies from global supply chains.The Global Data Security Initiative, which emphasizes the importance of respecting the sovereignty, jurisdiction and data management rights of other countries, was announced by Foreign Minister Wang Yi at a seminar in Beijing.The initiative urges information technology product and service providers not to set up “backdoors” to illegally obtain user data, while cl…

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