Think tank accuses ezTravel of leaking client data to PRC

Taipei Times
Date: Nov 27, 2020
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter

Social Democratic Party Taipei City Councilor Miao Po-ya, left, Taiwan Statebuilding Party Legislator Chen Po-wei, second left, and others hold a news conference yesterday at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei.
Photo: CNA

The Economic Democracy Union yesterday accused travel agency ezTravel of maintaining ties to Chinese government agencies and receiving funding from Beijing in exchange for leaking customer data.

EzTravel is effectively controlled by Singapore-based, union secretary-general Chiang Min-yen (江旻諺) told a news conference at the Legislative Yuan.

“While all nine members on’s board of directors are Chinese, two of them also serves as consultative members to the Chinese Communist Party,” Chiang said, adding that Eztravel’s ties to might contravene Taiwanese law.

Three members on ezTravel’s board of directors are Chinese, he said, adding that “they would probably pass on personal information of Taiwanese travelers to the Chinese government, if Beijing demands it.”    [FULL  STORY]

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