WeChat has been diabolical since it became the predominant mobile application the majority of Chinese people would heavily rely on. We’re calling for an open Internet and a surveillance-free personal cyberspace.
MUST-READ: www.cbc.ca/news/technology/wechat-surveillance-users-outside-china-1.5558503 (estimated: 4 min) WeChat’s surveillance of international users boosts censorship in China, researchers say (from CBC News)
Canadian researchers have determined that international users of the popular Chinese messaging app WeChat are being surveilled and the company uses that information to censor users inside China. … ⇢ Read more