The app of Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi is seen on a mobile phone in front of the company’s logo in this illustration picture taken July 1, 2021. Photo: Reuters The app of Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi is seen on a mobile phone in front of the company’s logo in this illustration picture taken July 1, 2021. Photo: Reuters
The app of Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi is seen on a mobile phone in front of the company’s logo in this illustration picture taken July 1, 2021. Photo: Reuters

China’s Big Tech crackdown: How an obscure office in Beijing’s cybersecurity administration has struck fear into the country’s tech giants

  • The Didi move, the first time Beijing publicly launched a probe into a tech company on national security grounds, triggered a global sell-off in Chinese tech stocks
  • While the Cyber Security Review Office remains opaque, there is little doubt it will play a significant role in supervising China’s internet industry

Topic |   China technology
The app of Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi is seen on a mobile phone in front of the company’s logo in this illustration picture taken July 1, 2021. Photo: Reuters The app of Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi is seen on a mobile phone in front of the company’s logo in this illustration picture taken July 1, 2021. Photo: Reuters
The app of Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi is seen on a mobile phone in front of the company’s logo in this illustration picture taken July 1, 2021. Photo: Reuters
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