The ministry ordered the 38 apps to rectify the violations by November 9, stating that those who failed to meet the deadline will face further action. Photo: AP
The ministry ordered the 38 apps to rectify the violations by November 9, stating that those who failed to meet the deadline will face further action. Photo: AP

Beijing orders fresh batch of apps, including some run by Tencent and Alibaba, to rectify violations as regulatory crackdown continues

  • MIIT also called out other popular apps, including Xiaohongshu and online dating app Tantan, for over-collecting user data
  • The naming and shaming of this latest batch of apps comes just days after China rolled out its new Personal Information Protection Law

The ministry ordered the 38 apps to rectify the violations by November 9, stating that those who failed to meet the deadline will face further action. Photo: AP
The ministry ordered the 38 apps to rectify the violations by November 9, stating that those who failed to meet the deadline will face further action. Photo: AP
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