When is data really anonymous? A Hangzhou court’s answer to this question could be the difference between effective privacy protection and a “fig leaf.”
Critics argue the technology is being applied to scenarios for which it is unneeded.
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.
Who does India’s app ban really hurt more? China, or its own consumers and entrepreneurs. Delhi would be better advised to reconsider.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is ushering in the world of connected devices. Set to become an industry worth $8.9 trillion by 2020, it is, however, one of the rockiest industries for startups entering the field, according to industry insiders. In the “factory of the world,” getting your product manufactured can sometimes also get it […]