Chinese men use their smartphones on the streets of Beijing on August 22, 2021. Three months into a targeted campaign against the internet industry, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said scrutiny of the industry will deepen. Photo: AP
Chinese men use their smartphones on the streets of Beijing on August 22, 2021. Three months into a targeted campaign against the internet industry, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said scrutiny of the industry will deepen. Photo: AP
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China’s tech regulator says scrutiny of internet industry to deepen as targeted six-month campaign continues

  • The head of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said scrutiny of the internet sector will deepen and pledged support for small businesses
  • The agency is three months into a six-month campaign to fix perceived problems with the digital economy, such as poor data security practices

Chinese men use their smartphones on the streets of Beijing on August 22, 2021. Three months into a targeted campaign against the internet industry, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said scrutiny of the industry will deepen. Photo: AP
Chinese men use their smartphones on the streets of Beijing on August 22, 2021. Three months into a targeted campaign against the internet industry, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said scrutiny of the industry will deepen. Photo: AP
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