Young boys play the game Honour of Kings, developed by Tencent, during an event inside a shopping centre in Handan, Hebei province, on August 5, 2018. Photo: Reuters Young boys play the game Honour of Kings, developed by Tencent, during an event inside a shopping centre in Handan, Hebei province, on August 5, 2018. Photo: Reuters
Young boys play the game Honour of Kings, developed by Tencent, during an event inside a shopping centre in Handan, Hebei province, on August 5, 2018. Photo: Reuters
Cybersecurity

Shenzhen to outlaw digital profiling of kids to stave off Big Tech’s privacy intrusions

  • A draft of new rules in China’s southern tech hub would classify personal data collected from minors as ‘sensitive’, limiting how it can be used
  • The country’s national minors protection law, with a new chapter dedicated to online protections, takes effect today, Children’s Day in China

Topic |   Cybersecurity
Young boys play the game Honour of Kings, developed by Tencent, during an event inside a shopping centre in Handan, Hebei province, on August 5, 2018. Photo: Reuters Young boys play the game Honour of Kings, developed by Tencent, during an event inside a shopping centre in Handan, Hebei province, on August 5, 2018. Photo: Reuters
Young boys play the game Honour of Kings, developed by Tencent, during an event inside a shopping centre in Handan, Hebei province, on August 5, 2018. Photo: Reuters
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