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Irish probe of TikTok China data-transfer claims moves to second key stage

By Sam Clark
  • 12 Jul 2022 11:04
  • 12 Jul 2022 16:18
A probe into suspicions that TikTok illegally transfers EU citizens' personal data to China has reached its second key stage, the Irish Data Protection Commission has told MLex.

The Chinese-owned video-sharing platform was sent a “statement of issues” on July 7, the regulator said. A statement of issues is a communication “setting out

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Sam Clark


Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.

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