Chinese Uber postpones UK paunch over privacy concerns

24/08/2021 | The Telegraph

Didi, the Chinese taxi-hailing competitor to Uber, has reportedly suspended its plans to launch in the UK or Europe over concerns about how the company handles passenger data. Up until recently, Didi intended to launch in a number of UK cities but has put its plans on hold for at least 12 months. MPs warned that allowing Didi's UK launch to proceed could mean personal data, including location information, being transferred to China and potentially passed to the government due to national security laws. 


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