WeChat updated its privacy policy: All user’s information will share with the Chinese government

WeChat updated its privacy policy: All user’s information will share with the Chinese government

Earlier, the vice president of WeChat’s parent company Tencent said “WeChat never record any conversation”. However, many people believe that there is no privacy under the degree of monitoring from the Chinese government. The Chinese already get used to the fact.

According to the Epoch Times, WeChat users who updated to the latest patch recently are greeted with a new prompt that requires them to accept the privacy policy. Users who do not agree to the privacy policy will not be able continue using their WeChat app.

Upon careful reading, the new privacy policy acknowledges that WeChat collects a whole range of data from its users. WeChat will collect private log data such as the information you have searched while using the app. Besides that, the people, time, data and duration you have communicated are collected to comply with “applicable laws or regulations” would readily share them with the Chinese regime. To no one’s surprise, it is just about everything users type into the app.

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