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TikTok moves US user data to Oracle servers amid fresh privacy concerns

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Jun
2022
TikTok moves US user data to Oracle servers amid fresh privacy concerns

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After enduring years of scrutiny regarding its data privacy practices, TikTok has migrated US users’ data to servers owned by Oracle US.

As reported by Reuters, the move comes over two years after the Trump administration first pointed the finger at ByteDance, TikTok’s Chinese-owned parent company.

In 2020, a US national security panel, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), ordered TikTok to divest its US operations, alleging that the data of US users could find its way into the hands of the Chinese government.

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