Tesla 'Bows To Pressure,' Announces User Data To Be Stored In China

Tesla 'Bows To Pressure,' Announces User Data To Be Stored In China

Tesla has bowed to Beijing pressure and announced that it will move Chinese user data to a new center in China, raising concerns that the move will set a precedent for other tech companies dealing with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

Andrew H. Sweet
  • According to Reuters, the company said in a Weibo post on Tuesday that it would expand its network of data centers and store all data generated by the cars it sells in China within the country's borders.
  • Tesla currently manufactures Model 3 sedans and Model Y SUVs in China, the world's largest automobile market and Tesla's second-largest market.
  • The move comes amid widespread concern that Tesla vehicles could endanger China's national security.

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