Chinese Official Defends Anti-Terrorism Law

China's proposed anti-terrorism law will not affect the legitimate interests of technology firms, a top Chinese spokeswoman said after U.S. President Barack Obama warned of its impact and demanded amendments. China's proposals, which would require tech firms to provide encryption keys and install backdoors granting law enforcement access for counterterrorism investigations, drew criticism from Obama, who told Reuters in an interview China would have to change the draft law if it were "to do business with the United States."