In a survey conducted in August by the CCA, nearly 70% of respondents said that mobile apps request access to private data even though their functions do not require it. (Picture:  REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva)In a survey conducted in August by the CCA, nearly 70% of respondents said that mobile apps request access to private data even though their functions do not require it. (Picture:  REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva)
In a survey conducted in August by the CCA, nearly 70% of respondents said that mobile apps request access to private data even though their functions do not require it. (Picture: REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva)

Chinese apps are collecting way too much data

Chinese app users are becoming aware of the power tech companies hold over data

Topic |   Apps
In a survey conducted in August by the CCA, nearly 70% of respondents said that mobile apps request access to private data even though their functions do not require it. (Picture:  REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva)In a survey conducted in August by the CCA, nearly 70% of respondents said that mobile apps request access to private data even though their functions do not require it. (Picture:  REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva)
In a survey conducted in August by the CCA, nearly 70% of respondents said that mobile apps request access to private data even though their functions do not require it. (Picture: REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva)
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