China’s internet regulator said 105 apps, including Microsoft’s LinkedIn, Kuaishou, Baidu’s browser and ByteDance’s Douyin were found to be violating China’s data privacy laws. The companies had 15 days to fix the problems. China has been cracking down on internet companies, launching new curbs on the data they collect and taking other measures to curb their power. The announcement...
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