Chinese police bust ring selling children’s private data to online educational centres

//Chinese police bust ring selling children’s private data to online educational centres

Chinese police bust ring selling children’s private data to online educational centres

Members of a syndicate that buys mainland Chinese schoolchildren’s personal information and sells the data to online education centres have been arrested by police in eastern Jiangsu province, as the country with the world’s largest internet population continues to grapple with privacy concerns.The personal data – including the children’s age, gender, city of residence, their parents’ information and phone numbers – were sold by an unnamed local company for as low as 0.06 yuan, equivalent to…

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