At the third press conference held by the Standing Committee of the National People ’s Congress, the Legal Work Committee of the National People ’s Congress, Yue Zhongming, a spokesman for the Standing Committee of the National People ’s Congress, stated that China will formulate personal information next year. Protection law, data security law, etc.
In January this year, the Central Cyberspace Office, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Public Security, and the State Administration of Market Supervision issued the “Announcement on the Implementation of the Special Governance of the Collection and Use of Personal Information by Apps in Illegal and Illegal Regulations”, and decided to administer it from January to December 2019 in The scope organizes the special administration of collecting and using personal information in violation of laws and regulations.
The main matters include: App operators do not collect personal information unrelated to the services provided; do not force users to authorize in disguise by default, bundling, stopping installation and use, etc., and must not collect and use personal information in violation of laws and regulations and agreements with users. It is recommended that App operators provide users with the option to refuse to receive targeted push when targeted news, current affairs, and advertising.
On December 19, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology website reported that in accordance with the requirements of the “Notice of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Carrying out Special Rectification of App Infringement of User’s Rights and Interests”, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, according to the plan, staged and steadily promoted the special rectification action of App infringement of user rights. During the self-checking and self-correcting phase, more than 8,000 apps were completed and rectified. During the supervision and inspection phase, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology organized a third-party inspection agency to inspect major application store apps, and supervised and rectified more than 100 companies that found problems.
As of now, there are still 41 apps that have problems such as illegal collection, use of user personal information, unreasonable request for user permissions, and obstacles to user account logout, and have not completed rectification. According to the list disclosed by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the first batch of problematic application software includes QQ, QQ reading, Sina Sports, Xiaomi Finance, Flash Send, Xue Bajun 1: 1, Renren Video, Tentacle Live, Daily Fresh, Treasure Network Wait.