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Alibaba, Tencent, others targeted in regulatory reaction to media report of data misbehavior

By Xu Yuan
  • 19 Jul 2020 23:05
  • 19 Jul 2020 23:17
Major Chinese tech companies, including Alibaba, Tencent, Baidu and Huawei, have been ordered by the country’s telecom regulator to scrutinize third-party software embedded in mobile apps after state media reported two such pieces of software allegedly accessed user data illegally.

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said Friday that it had asked

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