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Comment: Controversy over China's display of online location showcases tug-of-war between public, private interests

By MLex Staff
  • 12 May 2022 09:41
  • 12 May 2022 09:41
As Alibaba-backed Weibo and Tencent’s WeChat have pressed ahead with plans to display user locations to conform with Beijing’s policy agenda, some Chinese netizens have pushed back by pointing to the personal-information rights newly afforded to them by China’s data-privacy law.

While some attorneys and scholars have joined the debate by questioning the

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