China Drafts Rules on Mobile Apps’ Collection of Personal Data | Technology News

(Reuters) – China unveiled draft guidelines on Tuesday seeking to limit the scope of mobile apps’ collection of personal data in the latest attempt to curb the sprawling technology sector.

The set of draft rules published by the Cyberspace Administration of China covers 38 types of apps from online shopping and instant messaging to ride-hailing and bike sharing.

China has increased scrutiny of its technology sector in recent weeks, last month drafting anti-monopoly rules for tech firms.

It has also expressed concerns about data protection and consumer rights, while authorities have on a number of occasions ordered apps to be suspended for mishandling user information.

“In recent years, mobile internet applications have been widely used and have played an important role in promoting economic and social development and serving people’s livelihoods,” the cyber administration said in a statement.

“At the same time, it is common for apps to collect …

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How to stop Google from tracking your computer and limit its data collection of your online history

a man standing in front of a sign: There are several ways you can disable or limit how Google tracks you. Alain Jocard/Getty Images

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There are several ways you can disable or limit how Google tracks you. Alain Jocard/Getty Images

  • You can stop Google from tracking your computer by going to your Google Account page and turning off Web & App Activity and Location Services. 
  • Google tracks your activity and location on any device when you’re signed into Google. 
  • If you force Google to stop tracking you, you’ll lose Google’s ability to personalize its services based on your web behavior and location.  
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While it may be cliché to say that Google knows everything about you, there’s also a lot of truth to that statement. If Google’s various tracking services are enabled, it knows both where you are and what your online search activity has been.

There are benefits to this tracking, of course — for example, Google can provide information

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Global Debt Collection Software Market Trends, Report Research, Top Key Players, Development, Growth, Share Forecast Till 2027

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Nov 11, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Fortune Business Insights offers a detailed overview of the global market in a report, titledDebt Collection Software Market Insights is designed to streamline the debt recovery process that helps in smooth debt collection software market. It assists debt collector organizations in managing workflow, complying with government regulations and online payment collection. The debt collection software handles every step of the loan recovery process that starts with gathering complete data of borrower, send overdue invoice reminders, follow up with phone calls, and manage debt collection. It also helps banking organizations to improve their productivity by automating the complete work related to debt collection. Additionally, the increasing need to reduce time and cost associated with the manual debt recovery process among financial organizations as well as the growing need to provide customer-centric

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