People's Republic of China, Regulations on Classified Protection of Information Security (RCPIS) (June 22, 2007).
In June 2007, China introduced new regulations governing its information technology industry. These standards, instituted under the guise of national security, have drawn objections from many Western governments as being protectionist. The regulations are declared to have the following purpose:
|“||In order to accelerate the classified protection of information security, standardize the administration of the classified protection of information security, improve the ability and level of safeguarding information security, maintain national security, social stability and public interests, and safeguard and enhance the informatization process, the Ministry of Public Security, the State Secrecy Bureau, the State Cipher Code Administration, and the Information Office of the State Council formulated the Regulations on Classified Protection of Information Security, which are hereby printed and distributed to you for your earnest implementation.||”|