China’s Cyberspace Administration has cracked down on mobile browsers for spreading clickbait and misinformation.
IoT device manufacturers have cut costs at the expense of user security and privacy.
Chinese payment providers joined peers in the UK, South Korea, and other countries in disabling the feature.
China’s regulators have been cracking down on companies like that violate personal privacy and over-collect consumers’ personal data.
China’s banking sector recently found itself in the spotlight after a popular comedian complained that China CITIC Bank had shared his personal data information without permission.
Many of the apps flagged for data collection violations are mobile finance and money-lending apps from listed companies.