ByteDance’s news app and nearly 130 apps ordered to halt privacy infringement by China’s internet watchdog

//ByteDance’s news app and nearly 130 apps ordered to halt privacy infringement by China’s internet watchdog

ByteDance’s news app and nearly 130 apps ordered to halt privacy infringement by China’s internet watchdog

Popular news aggregation app Jinri Toutiao developed by TikTok owner ByteDance has been named in a new batch of 129 apps ordered to rectify their user data collection practices by China’s internet watchdog.Jinri Toutiao, meaning Today’s Headlines, alongside Tencent-operated Kuai Bao and Tencent News, Sogou News by New York listed Sogou, and Nasdaq-listed Qutoutiao, were among a group of news apps that received an order from the Cyberspace Administration of China on Friday to rectify their data…

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By | 2021-06-12T09:31:00+00:00 June 12th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on ByteDance’s news app and nearly 130 apps ordered to halt privacy infringement by China’s internet watchdog