China to legislate on personal information protection, AI: spokesperson

Source: Xinhua| 2019-03-04 13:24:49|Editor: Liangyu
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Zhang Yesui (C), spokesperson for the second session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), speaks during a press conference on the agenda of the session and the work of the NPC at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 4, 2019. The second session of the 13th NPC will open in Beijing on March 5. (Xinhua/Jin Liwang)

BEIJING, March 4 (Xinhua) -- China plans to make a personal information protection law, in a bid to fight against improper collection, abuse and leak of citizen's personal information, a spokesperson for the annual session of the country's top legislature said Monday.

Zhang Yesui, spokesperson for the second session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), said at a press conference that the NPC Standing Committee will also work on a number of laws relevant to artificial intelligence (AI).

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