China renews calls for tighter cyberspace security: CAC

China's top cybersecurity body reaffirmed its commitment to heightened cybersecurity surveillance on Tuesday, calling for increased scrutiny of local and foreign technology used in industries deemed critical to the national interest. A strategy document, released by the Cybersecurity Administration of China (CAC), laid out the framework for a controversial cybersecurity law released in November, which foreign business groups say could bar overseas firms from competing in the market. The latest strategy document also renewed calls for foreign countries to respect China's cyber-sovereignty, an idea that permits states to individually police internet services within their own borders.

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