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Forthcoming Marriage Database Incites Concerns

PERSONAL PRIVACY—CHINA

January 3, 2012

The Chinese government has announced that it will launch a national online marriage database, inciting concerns about privacy, CNN reports. The database, which will be available next year and completed in five, aims to fight bigamy--a problem in China, according to the report. The announcement comes amidst reports that hackers gained access to six million China Software Developer Network users' personal information last week.    
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