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Comment: Microsoft's pinstripe profile points to straightforward EU approval for TikTok buy

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 07 Aug 2020 10:33
  • 07 Aug 2020 10:33
Microsoft’s planned purchase of Chinese-owned app TikTok probably won't face the antitrust resistance that seems to meet all Big Tech acquisitions in the EU these days.

In part, that’s because the Silicon Valley software giant isn't a major collector and user of consumer data. That's in contrast with Google and Facebook, which have

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