The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) on July 21 issued a series of punishments for Chinese ride-hailing platform Didi, following a digital security review.
A screenshot of an offer to sell more than 220 million pieces of user data obtained from Chinese video community Bilibili was circulated on the Internet. A Bilibili spokesperson denied the user data leak rumor on July 8.
China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology recently organized a third-party testing agency to inspect mobile applications and put forward rectification requirements for 368 apps found to have infringed on users' rights and interests.
Recently, some users of China's social media platform Douban said that the app embeds imperceptible watermarks in its pages.
On Monday, the China Consumers Association and People.cn's public opinion data center jointly issued a report on the top ten issues facing consumer rights protection in 2021 based on big data and social influence.
On Wednesday, the Cyberspace Administration of China issued a notice requesting public comment on the Regulation of Administration of Mobile Internet Application Information Services (Draft for Public Comment).
Recently, the National Computer Virus Emergency Response Center found that 17 mobile applications had shown privacy irregularities.
Recently, Tencent issued a notice to official account developers, requesting them to look into an issue whereby consumers are required to follow official WeChat accounts in order to order food by scanning a QR code.
Recently, Xpeng Motors was fined 100,000 yuan ($15,717) for using camera equipment with face recognition functionality to collect 431,623 face photos without the consent of users.
On November 1, China's Personal Information Protection Law, which has attracted wide attention from internet companies, has been officially implemented.
On October 26th, the Cyberspace Administration of China solicited opinions on the "Internet User Account Name Information Management Regulations (Draft for Comment)".
Chinese state media on Thursday questioned the ability of Futu and Tiger Brokers to meet requirements of the country’s strict new data protection law. As a result, the two brokers’ shares decreased sharply before markets opened in the U.S.
Authorities in Beijing have released the latest version of the country's draft Personal Information Protection Law, affirming that it further improves rules on the processing of personal information.
The greatest challenge with the rise of digital publishing and large-scale digital media publishers like Facebook, Google, and in China, WeChat and Sina Weibo, is redefining who owns what.