Chinese Protesters Tracked by Police through Cellphone Data

Objectivity 4.7 | Credibility 4.7 | Relevance 4.8

Chinese police are tracking down protesters who expressed opposition against the government’s zero-COVID policy last weekend through cellphone data. Some protesters received unexpected phone calls from the police asking them about their participation in the protest. According to a recording of a phone conversation between a protester and police obtained by CNN, it was revealed that the police could track down the protesters whose cellphone signal was recorded in the protest site.