Tencent’s WeChat among 42 apps disapproved by China for illegal transfer of user data

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on Wednesday that 43 applications, including Tencent’s WeChat, had illegally transferred user data and ordered their parent companies to make rectifications. The shift comes as Chinese authorities increase regulatory oversight across a range of industry sectors, with a particular emphasis on privacy and data. In a … Read more