China’s cyberspace regulator’s revised rules governing mobile apps will come into force in August

BEIJING, June 14 (Reuters) – China will implement revised rules governing mobile apps on August 1, the Cyberspace Administration said on Tuesday.

Mobile app providers must not use apps to conduct activities that endanger national security, the Cyberspace Administration of China said in accordance with its draft rule in January. He also said apps with features that could influence public opinion will need to seek a security review.

Reporting by Albee Zhang and Brenda Goh, editing by Louise Heavens

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