China ministry orders 38 apps to rectify excessive collection of personal data

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China ministry orders 38 apps to rectify excessive collection of personal data

Part of continuing regulatory crackdown.

China's government has ordered 38 apps from a number of companies including social media giant Tencent to rectify what it called the excessive collection of personal information. The order marks the latest move in a continuing regulatory crackdown in China across a range of sectors, and ...

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