Product responsibility – Data privacy Tag

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) released a list of 38 apps that infringed users’ rights, as reported by Sohu on October 13. After the MIIT recently commissioned third-party testing organizations to conduct sampling tests on the infringement of users’ rights by mobile...

Indonesia's parliament has enacted a personal data protection bill after discussions for more than a year, as reported by Reuters on September 20. Under the new law, data handlers who leak or misuse private information might face up to five years in prison. In addition,...

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has released a list comprising 30 algorithms used in some of the country’s most popular apps, such as Tencent’s [0700:HK] WeChat, Alibaba’s [BABA:US] Taobao, and ByteDance’s Douyin, as reported by South China Morning Post on August 13. The unprecedented...

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) fined ride-hailing company Didi Global RMB8bn (USD1.2bn) for violating cybersecurity and data regulations, as reported by the Paper on July 21. Cheng Wei, Didi's CEO and Founder, and Jean Liu, Didi's President, were each fined around CNY1m (USD150,000) as individuals...

China’s Ministry of Transport (MoT) issued a document on July 22 requiring the transportation authorities of all cities to collect license information of online ride-hailing platforms, their vehicles, and their drivers and upload these data to the united industry platform for real-time sharing, as reported...

China’s internet watchdog Cybersecurity Administration of China (CAC) issued new rules on cross-border data transfer, as reported by South China Morning Post on July 8. Under the new rules, which will take effect on September 1, important and massive data transfers from China to destinations...

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) is soliciting opinions on a draft regulation for cyber protection for minors, as reported by Reuters on March 14. The rules mandate internet product and service providers to set up a system to combat video game addiction among minors. The...

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