With 5 million apps in use in the country, China is catching up with its western peers in efforts to protect netizens’ personal information. Photo: Reuters

China issues rules to stop apps from abusing user’s personal information in latest data privacy effort

  • More than 80 per cent of China’s internet users experienced data breaches in 2018 while more than one third of apps are prone to data safety risk
Topic |   Cybersecurity
With 5 million apps in use in the country, China is catching up with its western peers in efforts to protect netizens’ personal information. Photo: Reuters
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