Explainer | Why China is investigating tech firms like Didi?3 min read 05 Jul 2021, 05:38 PM IST
China’s cyberspace watchdog said it suspects ride-hailing app Didi was involved in illegal collection and use of personal data. It did not cite any specific violations
HONG KONG : Chinese regulators have clamped down on the country’s largest ride-hailing app, Didi Global Inc., days after its shares began trading in New York. Authorities told Didi to stop new registrations and ordered its app removed from China’s app stores pending a cybersecurity review. The government said it was acting to prevent security risks and protect the public interest. Didi is the latest company to face intensified scrutiny in a crackdown on some of China’s biggest technology giants.
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