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TikTok under pressure in UK over concerns about data transfers, Chinese government (update*)

TikTok is facing another round of criticism in the UK about its Chinese ownership and data transfers to China. 
Liz Truss, the favorite of two candidates to become the next prime minister, took a hawkish stance on TikTok in a recent debate, saying: “We absolutely should be cracking down on

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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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