TikTok Looks to Counter Report That US User Data Was Repeatedly Accessed in China

The video creation platform said Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is now the default storage option, with backup from data centers in the US, Singapore

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Albert Calamug, who works on U.S. security public policy for TikTok, emphasized in a blog post Friday that all U.S. user data has been stored in its data centers in the U.S. and Singapore, adding that 100% of U.S. user traffic is now being routed to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, with the data centers being used for backup. But is some of it making its way to China, anyway?

Emily Baker-White of BuzzFeed News obtained access to leaked audio from more than 80 internal TikTok meetings, and that audio contained multiple references by multiple employees stating that employees of TikTok parent ByteDance who were based in China repeatedly accessed nonpublic data about U.S.



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