China’s New Power Play: More Control of Tech Companies’ Troves of Data

Posted by on June 14, 2021 3:57 PM
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Beijing is calling on tech giants to share the huge amounts of personal information they collect—and asserting its authority over data held by U.S. companies operating there as well. The efforts are part of Xi Jinping’s push to rein in the country’s increasingly powerful technology sector and use it to his party’s advantage.