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Coupang to be examined for data transfers to China, a South Korean lawmaker says

By Jenny Lee
  • 21 Oct 2021 22:19
  • 21 Oct 2021 22:19
South Korean e-commerce giant Coupang will be scrutinized by the country’s privacy regulator for data transfers to its China-based subsidiary, a lawmaker said during a recent parliamentary audit hearing.

Yang Jung-suk, an Independent lawmaker on the Science, ICT, Broadcasting and Communications Committee, made the statement after Park Dae-jun, the head of Coupang’s new

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Jenny Lee

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Jenny joined MLex’s Seoul bureau in 2021 as a correspondent focusing on competition law and data privacy and security. Jenny received a Master’s degree from Northwestern University’s renowned Medill School of Journalism and worked for a number of news organizations in the US, including the Associated Press Television News, McClatchy and Voice of America, where she worked for almost three years in Washington DC. She returned to her native South Korea in 2019 as a reporter for Wired Korea.

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