Why China is tightening control over cybersecurity

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Why China is tightening control over cybersecurity” – below is their description.

As part of China’s attempt to rein in the Wild West of the internet, Beijing has been tightening its grip on cybersecurity. And directly in the firing line are big tech companies, like ride-hailing giant Didi. A cybersecurity review of Didi has kicked off a new era in China that prioritises data security over unfettered growth for tech companies. The Post’s tech editor John Artman and tech reporter Xinmei Shen unpack what this new era means for tech companies in China.

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