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Phone scam involving Chinese teenager who died sparks national debate on the country’s lack of data protection

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
high school graduate's heart stopped after she learned that she had lost her family's college savings to fraudsters, and her case is drawing nationwide attention to the country's massive trade in stolen personal information.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.

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