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EU to probe TikTok's data processing and privacy practices

Fresh scrutiny comes after app sparked national security concerns in the US

The European Data Protection Board said its move is a reaction to concerns raised by European Parliament Member Moritz Korner over TikTok's security and privacy risks.   © Reuters

Chinese-owned short video app TikTok faces new regulatory scrutiny in Europe after it raised national security concerns in the U.S.

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) set up a task force to investigate the ByteDance-owned app's data processing activities and privacy practices across the European Union.

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