“A new law, long expected, pushes back against online anonymity and sets out requirements on how companies store data.
Officials say the rules will help stop cyber attacks and help prevent acts of terrorism, while critics say they will further erode internet freedom. Business groups worry that parts of the law — such as required security checks on companies in industries like finance and communications, and mandatory in-country data storage — will make foreign operations more expensive or lock them out altogether. Individual users will have to register their real names to use messaging services in China.”
Thanks to the New York Times