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Coupang in the firing line as South Korean lawmakers criticize data transfers to China

By Jenny Lee
  • 13 Oct 2021 21:51
  • 13 Oct 2021 21:51
South Korean e-commerce giant Coupang is under siege over concerns that its user data handled by a China-based subsidiary could slip into the hands of Chinese authorities.

The concerns about data leakage were highlighted during a national audit of South Korea’s privacy regulator, during which lawmakers criticized Coupang as one of the online

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