People play with their smartphones at a shopping district in Beijing, China, on July 23, 2014. Photo: EPA People play with their smartphones at a shopping district in Beijing, China, on July 23, 2014. Photo: EPA
People play with their smartphones at a shopping district in Beijing, China, on July 23, 2014. Photo: EPA
Apps

China orders more apps removed in crackdown on personal data violations

  • At least six apps highlighted in CCTV’s annual consumer rights exposé have been removed from app stores
  • The move comes as Beijing intensifies scrutiny on personal data collection by tech companies

Topic |   Apps
People play with their smartphones at a shopping district in Beijing, China, on July 23, 2014. Photo: EPA People play with their smartphones at a shopping district in Beijing, China, on July 23, 2014. Photo: EPA
People play with their smartphones at a shopping district in Beijing, China, on July 23, 2014. Photo: EPA
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