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Didi Gets China Approval to Relaunch after 18-month Security Probe 

Jan 18, 2023 03:00 PM
Didi Gets China Approval to Relaunch after 18-month Security Probe 

In July 2021, Chinese authorities ordered the country’s app stores to remove Didi, citing reasons that the platform was “illegally collecting user data.

Didi at the time failed to assure the government that its cross-border data practices were secure before going public in the U.S., where the data of hundreds of millions of Chinese citizens could allegedly be subject to scrutiny.

The misstep led to a year-and-a-half-long security investigation by China’s top cyberspace watchdog.

It seems like Didi’s period of repentance and rectification is over, as the company posted on Weibo Monday afternoon

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