China Finds 129 Apps Illegally Collecting Personal Information

June 11, 2021, 1:20 PM

China found violations in 129 apps including Toutiao operated by Beijing ByteDance, Tencent News and Sina News over collecting personal information, according to a statement on Cyberspace Administration of China website.

  • The administration urges app operators to rectify problems within 15 working days and submit reports
  • NOTE: In May, China Says 105 Apps Break Rules in Collecting User Information

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