China Warning App Builders By Tencent Suspension | Extra Strict Person Knowledge Laws to Arrive
China warns application developers with the latest Tencent suspension. The decision of the Asian country is quite alarming for many app creators, especially since Tencent Holdings is one of the largest app companies in the world.
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It is also considered to be the top gaming developer when it comes to revenue. However, due to some violations of the regulations on user data, the Chinese decided to ban the company from updating its applications.
Aside from that, Tencent is also banned from releasing new apps in the country.
“This is not just a Tencent issue, but a broader issue for internet companies – while MIIT regularly tracks these illegal practices, many companies have to shrug off the warnings,” said Linghao Bao, an analyst for Trivium China.
China warns app developers about Tencent ban
According to the latest report from the South China Morning Post, Tencent’s recent ban serves as a reminder that app developers should obey China’s new laws and regulations regarding user data.
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The headquarters of Tencent, the parent company of Chinese social media company WeChat, can be seen in Beijing on August 7, 2020 on TikTok and WeChat. (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP)
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Bao stated that the new administrative lockdown on the giant application developer means that the new laws on user data are “inconsiderate”.
Currently, Tencent is still working with Chinese government officials to fix the problem. The company also wants to ensure regulatory compliance with the apps that are still available for download.
China’s suspension of Tencent is currently part of the MIIT (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology )’s widespread campaign to comply with Personal Data Protection Act.
What Tencent Needs To Remove The Hanger
CNBC reported that the game publisher still needs approval from Chinese regulators before Tencent can resume normal operations.
The company said it is now upgrading its user app protections to make this possible. You can visit this link to see more details.
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