• Chinese app stores remove virtual keyboard apps

    5 days ago - By GSMArena

    China has been working on setting limits what kind of user data mobile apps can collect and several apps have already been hit.
    According to Reuters, Sogou and Iflytek got their virtual keyboards removed from stores such as Huawei AppGallery and the App Store by Apple.
    As of today, the “input method apps”, as they are called, cannot be downloaded. Iflytek Input allowed you to dictate text anywhere on your phone, but its data privacy agreement allowed the owners to collect personal information for “national security and national defense security” without the consent of...
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  • Virtual keyboard apps pulled from stores over data privacy fears

    Virtual keyboard apps pulled from stores over data privacy fears

    5 days ago - By TechRadar

    China continues crackdown on apps that don't adhere to new user data collection policy.
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