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TikTok's privacy policy, data practices pose risks to South Korean users, lawmakers say

By Wooyoung Lee
  • 13 Oct 2021 23:07
  • 13 Oct 2021 23:07
TikTok’s practice of collecting users’ facial images and voices, along with their data storage and transmission records, poses a risk to data privacy, South Korean lawmakers said during a national audit on the country’s privacy regulator on Wednesday.
During a parliamentary audition of the Personal Information and Protection Commission, or

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Wooyoung Lee

Correspondent, Seoul

Wooyoung Lee is a correspondent based in MLex’s Seoul office, South Korea, covering antitrust, privacy and data security, mergers and acquisitions and financial services. Wooyoung has more than a decade of experience in journalism, public policy and research. She has worked and written for news outlets including The Korea Herald, Al Jazeera International, Bloomberg BNA, Monocle, among others.

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