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07 August 2020
On 25 May 2020 the App Special Governance Panel issued the 2019 Special Governance Report on Apps for Illegal Collection and Use of Personal Information, summarising governance efforts from January 2019 when the Office of the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Public Security and the State Administration for Market Regulation jointly released the Circular on Special Governance of Illegal Collection and Use of Personal Information by Apps.(1)
According to the report, illegal collection and use activities by apps will be cracked down on and enterprises' capacity to protect personal information will be greatly improved. Further, knowledge of personal information protection by apps should be extensively available. The report also proposes the following governance:
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