Chinese online search giant Baidu, along with internet companies Ant Financial Services Group and Beijing ByteDance Technology, received a warning from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology over their inadequate user data protection policies. Photo: Reuters

China warns internet companies over weak data protection policies

Industry regulator singles out Baidu, Ant Financial and ByteDance, the operator of news app Jinri Toutiao, for inadequate data privacy measures

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Chinese online search giant Baidu, along with internet companies Ant Financial Services Group and Beijing ByteDance Technology, received a warning from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology over their inadequate user data protection policies. Photo: Reuters
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