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Smartphone apps' security to be examined by Japanese telecom regulator, amid renewed concerns about TikTok

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 31 Aug 2022 06:53
  • 31 Aug 2022 06:53
Japan’s communications ministry is allocating a new budget to examine smartphone apps’ data security, given renewed concerns that personal data of video-sharing app TikTok users might be accessed by China-based employees of its parent company ByteDance.

TikTok is under renewed scrutiny in the US, the UK and elsewhere, with the US communications

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