A Xiaomi 5G smartphone Note 10 is displayed for sale at a Xiaomi store in downtown Beijing, China, on Sep. 08, 2021. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song
A Xiaomi 5G smartphone Note 10 is displayed for sale at a Xiaomi store in downtown Beijing, China, on Sep. 08, 2021. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song

Smartphone maker Xiaomi engages expert to assess Lithuania claims its handsets contain censorship feature

  • Xiaomi says it uses advertising software to shield users from certain content such as pornography and references that offend local users
  • Lithuania cyber agency alleges that the flagship smartphones sold in Europe by Xiaomi have a built-in ability to detect and censor terms such as ‘Free Tibet’

Topic |   China technology
A Xiaomi 5G smartphone Note 10 is displayed for sale at a Xiaomi store in downtown Beijing, China, on Sep. 08, 2021. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song
A Xiaomi 5G smartphone Note 10 is displayed for sale at a Xiaomi store in downtown Beijing, China, on Sep. 08, 2021. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song
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