A man holding a phone walks past a Douyin logo in Hangzhou in October 2019. Photo: ReutersA man holding a phone walks past a Douyin logo in Hangzhou in October 2019. Photo: Reuters
A man holding a phone walks past a Douyin logo in Hangzhou in October 2019. Photo: Reuters

Beijing internet court rules against Tencent, ByteDance in user data infringement cases

  • The two court rulings come amid Beijing’s ongoing crackdown on overzealous collection of user data by the country’s operators of internet and tech services
  • China has the world’s largest internet population, with more than 900 million users, but there are rising concerns about how their personal information is being used

Topic |   Apps
A man holding a phone walks past a Douyin logo in Hangzhou in October 2019. Photo: ReutersA man holding a phone walks past a Douyin logo in Hangzhou in October 2019. Photo: Reuters
A man holding a phone walks past a Douyin logo in Hangzhou in October 2019. Photo: Reuters
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