Chinanews.com, April 20, talked about APP personal information protection and governance. The spokesperson of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and Director of the Information and Communications Administration Zhao Zhiguo said on the 20th that a total of 290,000 APP technical inspections have been completed this year, and 1,862 illegal APPs have been proposed. Rectification requirements, publicly notified 319 apps that were not rectified, and organized 107 apps that refused to be rectified.
On the 20th, the State Information Office held a press conference on the development of industry and informatization in the first quarter of 2021.
In answering reporters’ questions, Zhao Zhiguo said that APP personal information protection is related to the vital interests of the broad masses of people and has attracted great attention from all parties in the society. The Fifth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China also made the “Guarantee National Data Security and Strengthen the Protection of Personal Information”. "Deployment.
Under the overall coordination mechanism established by relevant departments, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is based on its main responsibility and main business. In recent years, it has promoted APP personal information protection from various aspects such as improving the regulatory system, formulating standards and regulations, improving technical means, and promoting industry self-discipline.
At the same time, we continued to carry out special rectification. Since the beginning of this year, we have completed 290,000 APP technical tests, put forward rectification requirements for 1,862 apps that violated regulations, publicly notified 319 apps that were not rectified, and organized 107 apps that refused to be rectified.
In general, APP's personal information protection and governance work has achieved phased results.
Zhao Zhiguo stated that the next step will be to advance this work in three aspects:
One is to improve management policies and standards.
Based on full solicitation of opinions, the "Interim Provisions on the Management of APP Personal Information Protection" will be issued in conjunction with relevant departments to organize the formulation of a series of industry standards such as the "App User's Rights Protection Evaluation Specification" and the "App Collection and Use of Personal Information Minimum Necessary Evaluation Specification". Personal information protection supervision provides policy and standard support.
The second is to strengthen the supervision of key responsibility chains.
Seize the key and important link of the app store, urge the app store to implement its platform responsibilities, strengthen the review mechanism for APP listings, and earnestly be the "gatekeeper" for personal information protection.
Establish a monitoring mechanism for app store compliance operations, include those who violate the rules on the list of bad telecommunications business operations, organize app stores to carry out testing standard training, and promote app stores to form a unified technical testing system.
The third is to continue to rectify hot and difficult issues. On the basis of the previous APP special rectification, further focus on tools, communication and other APPs, increase deception and induce users to download, pop-up information is difficult to close, illegal sharing of personal information, and use of third-party embedded software to damage user rights and other hot spots The intensity of the rectification of the problem has achieved a rectification effect that makes users feel personally.