- Get Ready for a Fashion Vibe Shift
- Prince Harry getting ‘bored’ in California after calling royal return IMPOSSIBLE
- Japan's Kyushu Electric to wait for US LNG policy clarity on Lake Charles | Reuters News Agency
- Kim Kardashian reveals what she wants in next partner after Kanye West
- Russia’s opposition leader Alexei Navalny dies in prison - SUCH TV
Chinese business database Qichacha said it passed a data export security assessment that allows the company to resume overseas operations.
Vcg | Visual China Group | Getty Images
BEIJING — Chinese business database Qichacha said Friday it passed a data export security assessment that allows the company to resume overseas operations.
The news signals an easing in China’s increasingly stringent government controls over data sharing due to national security concerns.
Earlier this year, Reuters reported, citing sources, that Qichacha and similar databases had closed access to offshore users for months.
Qichacha said in a press release on Friday that it is the first company to pass the Cyberspace Administration of China‘s data export security assessment for a platform providing inquiries into data around corporate creditworthiness.
The administration did not immediately respond to a CNBC request for comment.
In October, the cybersecurity regulator issued draft rules that eased restrictions on sending data outside of mainland China — an issue that had become a major challenge for foreign businesses in the country.