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China fines Didi Global $1.2 bln for violating data security laws

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China's cybersecurity regulator said on Thursday it has fined Didi Global Inc 8.026 billion yuan ($1.19 billion). A year-long probe found that the ride hailing giant had violated laws including ones pertaining to data security. The company's founder and Chief Executive Cheng Wei and President Jean Liu were also fined 1 million yuan each. Didi said in an online statement it accepted the cybersecurity regulators decision.
18 days ago·Beijing, China

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Times of India

China's Didi Global fined $1.2 billion for data violations

Didi illegally collected nearly 12 million screenshots and 107 million pieces of passengers' facial recognition data and more than 167 million records..

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Reuters

China fines Didi Global $1.2 bln for violating data security laws

SHANGHAI -China's cybersecurity regulator said on Thursday it has fined Didi Global Inc 8.026 billion yuan ($1.19 billion), after a year-long probe found that the ride hailing giant had violated laws including ones pertaining to data security. Didi had illegally collected several pieces of user information over a seven-year period starting from June 2015, and also carried out data

18 days ago·United Kingdom
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abc News

China's Didi Global fined $1.2 billion for data violations

China’s internet watchdog has fined ride-hailing firm Didi Global more than 8 billion yuan ($1.2 billion) following an investigation into the company’s cybersecurity practices

18 days ago·United States
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Associated Press News

China's Didi Global fined $1.2 billion for data violations

HONG KONG (AP) — China’s internet watchdog on Thursday fined ride-hailing firm Didi Global more than 8 billion yuan ($1.2 billion) following an investigation into the company’s cybersecurity practices.

18 days ago·United States
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New York Times

China Fines Didi $1.2 Billion as Tech Sector Pressures Persist

Regulators sought to make the company an example of the consequences of mishandling data — and of the grave political error of ignoring the authorities.

18 days ago·New York, United States
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CNBC

China fines Didi more than $1 billion for breaking data security laws

China's cybersecurity authority fined ride-hailing giant Didi in apparent closure of a yearlong probe that prevented the company from adding new users.

18 days ago·United States
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