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TikTok to house all European user data in new Irish data centre

Thursday 6 August 2020 | 14:25 CET | News
After moving its European privacy base in June to Dublin, TikTok said it will establish a new data centre in Ireland, its first in Europe, with an investment value of EUR 420 million. TikTok has come under fire in the US where it is facing a possible ban on security grounds, and a potential class action suit from people who believe the company is collecting their personal data without proper consent. This latest move shows the company wants to reassure European users that its service is safe. The company has denied claims it is controlled by the Chinese government.

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Companies: TikTok
Countries: Europe / Ireland
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