The Stanford-New America DigiChina Project is a collaborative effort to understand China’s digital policy developments, primarily through translating and analyzing Chinese-language sources. Focuses include data governance, artificial intelligence, internet law, and technology in geopolitics.

Must Reads

Translation: Chinese Authorities Emphasize Data Privacy and Big Data Analysis in Coronavirus Response New actors are collecting and handling sensitive personal information, and the Cyberspace Administration of China is reiterating data rules

Human Resources Both Drive and Limit China’s Push for Automation As an aging population shrinks China's workforce, planners face challenges in training workers and upgrading tools

Special Report: AI Policy and China: Volume I: Realities of State-Led Development, and Volume II: Ethics, Governance, and Strategy

Can China Grow Its Own AI Tech Base? Despite market success, Chinese experts see stubborn dependencies

Latest Publications

Translation: China's 'Cybersecurity Threat Information Publication Management Measures (Draft for Comment)'

Translation: Chinese Rules for Managing Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Published in Draft Form

Translation: Chinese AI Alliance Drafts Self-Discipline 'Joint Pledge'

Translation: Chinese Expert Group Offers 'Governance Principles' for 'Responsible AI'

Translation: New Draft Rules on Cross-Border Transfer of Personal Information Out of China

Five Big Questions Raised by China's New Draft Cross-Border Data Rules

Featured Publications

Translation: New Draft Rules for 'Critical Network Equipment Security Testing' in China

The Evolution of China's Data Governance Regime: A Timeline

Translation: Cybersecurity Law of the People’s Republic of China (Effective June 1, 2017)

Progress, Pauses, and Power Shifts in China’s Cybersecurity Law Regime

Three Chinese Digital Economy Policies at Stake in the U.S.–China Talks

China's Efforts to Build the Semiconductors at AI's Core

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