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Many countries have followed the example of the EU and adopted privacy legislations similar to GDPR, which some observers call another “Brussels effect.” In August 2021, the National People’s Congress of China adopted the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), which entered into force November 1, 2021. Essentially, PIPL is quite similar to the GDPR and became another big step towards the government regulation of data handling practices in global cyberspace. This post outlines some of the main similarities and differences between the EU’s GDPR and China’s PIPL.
Preventing the Rebuilding of Babel: The Challenge of Minority Language Preservation in the European Union
Due to its widely publicized financial crises of late, it’s easy to forget the utterly revolutionary nature of the European Union. Before the economic collapse of Portugal, Ireland, and Greece, the