China’s Congress Passes Cryptography Law

Computer monitors morph into chain linksIt takes effect Jan. 1.

By Rick Richardson

The Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress in China has passed a cryptography law, and it will be effective on January 1, 2020, according to a Chinese media report.

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The announcement came one day after Chinese President Xi Jinping’s call on the country to seize opportunities in blockchain technology.