China removes 106 apps from app stores citing privacy violations

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The Chinese national flag is seen in Beijing, China April 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

SHANGHAI, Dec 9 (Reuters) - China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has removed 106 apps from Chinese app stores including movie review app Douban, karaoke app Changba, and phone reseller Aihuishou, the regulator announced on Thursday, citing violations of privacy law.

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Reporting by Josh Horwitz; Editing by Andrew Cawthorne

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