A central government inspection team began an onsite investigation of Didi Global, the Chinese ride hailing company under review for violation of cybersecurity laws just days after it raised $4.4 billion in a New York initial public offering. According to an official announcement, officials from China’s internet regulator will work along with the ministries of national and public security,...
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