European Business Lobby Slams China's Draft National Security Law

A European business lobby said on Wednesday that China's draft National Security Law is excessively broad and would isolate the country from crucial technologies, It's the latest backlash from foreign industry over a package of pending Chinese regulations. Other rules, including a draft anti-terrorism law, also call for the use of "secure and controllable" technology developed in China or which uses source code released to Chinese inspectors. Reuters says provisions to tighten cybersecurity are core to the pending law. China says the new laws are critical to countering serious security risks from militant separatism to Internet hacking attacks.