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Meta Platforms in crosshairs of South Korean privacy regulator over collection of personal data

By Jenny Lee
  • 22 Jul 2022 09:36
  • 22 Jul 2022 09:36

Another round of scrutiny has fallen on Meta Platforms from the South Korean privacy regulator, which is “closely looking into the company's policy of collecting personal data from its users.”

In a brief note to reporters, the Personal Information Protection Commission, or PIPC, said the focus of its examination is

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Jenny Lee


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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