In 2013, Atawula downloaded WeChat, the Chinese social messaging app. Not long after, rumors circulated among her friends: The government could track your location through your phone. At first, she didn’t believe them.
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Isobel Cockerell , May 8, 2019
The breadth of the Chinese surveillance state is unnerving, violating citizen’s basic civil liberties and privacy for the sake of federal government monitoring. A case study of an ordinary Chinese citizen, WIRED gives a look at the capabilities of the Chinese government in monitoring its population.