The People’s Bank of China has announced that its variation of cryptocurrency, the "digital yuan," will allow anonymous transactions in small amounts in a bid to add at least a token amount of privacy protection.
The Trump administration had proposed banning TikTok as a national security threat. Cybersecurity researchers from the University of Toronto have come to a different conclusion, though with caveats.
Report finds that aggressive disinformation campaigns and related measures have forced Hong Kong organizers to move to the digital underground, using encryption and the dark web.
The DHS has issued a broad warning to all American businesses about potential data theft by partners in China that have connections to the government.
The current wave of action against mobile apps stems from an early November promise from the CAC to "clean up" those that are committing privacy violations or facilitating criminal activity.
A wildlife park in Hangzhou has landed in some legal trouble after implementing a facial recognition system. A court agreed the sudden switch to this system constitutes privacy infringement.
The Trump administration set the internet ablaze when it issued an executive order that sets a firm date for a TikTok ban. That Tencent-owned WeChat would also be included was something of a surprise.
New upcoming civil code in China will substantially enhance privacy rights for individuals and businesses if the law can be respected and enforced by local government.
Federal agencies urged FCC to consider China Telecom a national security threat, pointing to concerns that the company is vulnerable to exploitation, influence, and control by the Chinese government.
Top Chinese telecom operators have jointly introduced a new 5G messaging service based on the GSMA RCS standard that seeks to replace WeChat, the popular Chinese messaging app.