Cn: 30 Firms Reprimanded Over Data Privacy Violations in Guangdong

Regulation Asia reports:

The Guangdong Communications Administration ordered 30 firms including banks and securities firms to fix the breaches and revamp their mobile phone apps.

China’s GDCA (Guangdong Communications Administration) has reprimanded 30 banks, financial services and fintech firms for unauthorised data access and collection through their mobile phone apps, the SCMP reports.

The GDCA alleges that 30 companies using 201 of their apps illegally collected and accessed users’ data in breach of Guangdong province’s data privacy legislation.

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