Jul 262017
 July 26, 2017  Posted by  Featured News, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Kieren McCarthy reports:

The Chinese government is requiring citizens in Xinjiang province to install spyware on their mobile phones and is enforcing the policy with police spot-checks, according to several online reports.

Reflecting a country-wide clampdown on internet usage, users of WeChat in the regional capital of Urumqi received a message on their phones earlier this month instructing them to install an app called Jing Wang – “clean internet” in Chinese.

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