Passengers staring at their smartphones while riding the subway in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province on September 28, 2020. Photo: AFP Passengers staring at their smartphones while riding the subway in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province on September 28, 2020. Photo: AFP
Passengers staring at their smartphones while riding the subway in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province on September 28, 2020. Photo: AFP

China’s regulator names 33 apps including Baidu, Sogou, iFlytek, Tencent for unauthorised data collection

  • Thirty three apps from Tencent, Baidu, Sougou and more are among the latest to receive scrutiny over user data
  • App makers will have to comply with new privacy regulations banning collection of data and forcing user consent

Topic |   China technology
Passengers staring at their smartphones while riding the subway in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province on September 28, 2020. Photo: AFP Passengers staring at their smartphones while riding the subway in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province on September 28, 2020. Photo: AFP
Passengers staring at their smartphones while riding the subway in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province on September 28, 2020. Photo: AFP
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