Although Tencent Holdings is no stranger to litigation, the Beijing prosecutor’s public interest lawsuit is expected to open a new front for Chinese regulators to crack down on China’s Big Tech companies. Photo: AP
Although Tencent Holdings is no stranger to litigation, the Beijing prosecutor’s public interest lawsuit is expected to open a new front for Chinese regulators to crack down on China’s Big Tech companies. Photo: AP
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Beijing prosecutor’s public interest lawsuit against Tencent raises new concerns for China’s Big Tech sector

  • The Haidian District People’s Procuratorate in Beijing has found Tencent super app WeChat in violation of China’s Minors Protection Law
  • WeChat has formed a task force to oversee adjustments to be made in the app to comply with relevant laws

Although Tencent Holdings is no stranger to litigation, the Beijing prosecutor’s public interest lawsuit is expected to open a new front for Chinese regulators to crack down on China’s Big Tech companies. Photo: AP
Although Tencent Holdings is no stranger to litigation, the Beijing prosecutor’s public interest lawsuit is expected to open a new front for Chinese regulators to crack down on China’s Big Tech companies. Photo: AP
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