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TikTok deal puts Japan between a rock and a hard place

Exactly how China and US companies manage data remains murky as ever

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How Japan ensures adequate data protection? (Photo by Takaki Kashiwabara)

Aynne Kokas teaches media studies at the University of Virginia and is the author of "Hollywood Made in China."

Whoever wins Tuesday's U.S. presidential election, one of the biggest issues facing lawmakers around the world will be how to deal with Chinese-owned social media sensation, TikTok.

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