A Chinese internet user complained after a police officer installed Meiya Pico’s spy app on his smartphone during a routine traffic stop. Photo: EPA-EFE

What you need to know about Meiya Pico, China’s low-profile forensics champion named in data privacy scandal

  • Meiya claims a 40 per cent share of the digital forensics market in mainland China
  • Net profit was US$44 million last year, five times more than in 2011
Topic |   Surveillance

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A Chinese internet user complained after a police officer installed Meiya Pico’s spy app on his smartphone during a routine traffic stop. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Celia Chen

Celia Chen

Celia is a tech reporter for the Post, covering companies such as Tencent, JD.com and Foxconn. She also covers start-up news and China's tech world. Prior to joining the Post, she worked for China Daily.

Meng Jing

Meng Jing

Based in Beijing, Jing covers the China tech scene for the Post. She writes a lot about artificial intelligence, robots and machines, but she cares more about people.