CHINA The company will now have to submit all applications and updates to the Chinese authorities before making them available

 Chinese internet giant Tencent subject to heavy restrictions imposed by power

China wants more control of giant Tencent – Geeko

The Chinese authorities have temporarily banned & agrave; Tencent, one of the nation & rsquo; s largest internet companies, adds update its applications and launch new applications.

& Agrave; because of this measure, the wagers & agrave; update of more than 100 mobile games and more than 70 applications developed by the company; are blocked. As a reminder, Tencent includes among these applications the WeChat messaging service used; by over 1.2 billion people.

The company will also not be able to launch new games and applications during this time. However, current games and applications remain accessible. The measure is advertised as temporary, but so far no information on the duration has been found. communicated.

Tencent is docile

In a press release, the company Tencent said that it would cooperate with the authorities: & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; We are constantly working to improve the user protection features in our applications. We will cooperate on a regular basis with the relevant government agencies to comply with legal and administrative regulations. & Nbsp; & raquo;

This decision comes in a context whereby the Chinese government has tightened the rules and controls on companies working on the Internet. Promulgated in 2017, the law on the protection of personal data entered into force in November. This particularly strict law governs the transfer of data across borders and monitors the use of personal data carried out by national companies.

According to the Central China Television (CCTV), Tencent reportedly performed nine infractions since the start of the year, which would have pushed; the Ministry of Industry and Information Technologies & agrave; take these & laquo; & nbsp; administrative & nbsp; & raquo ;.