Forthcoming Marriage Database Incites Concerns
PERSONAL PRIVACY—CHINAJanuary 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.