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US Looking at Banning Chinese Social Media Apps, Including TikTok

Times 85 | 07/07/2020 08:30 PM | Click to read full article

US lawmakers have raised national security concerns over TikTok's handling of user data, saying they were worried about Chinese laws requiring domestic companies "to support and cooperate with intelligence work controlled by the Chinese Communist Party." Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the US is “certainly looking at “banning Chinese social media apps“.

“I don’t want to get out in front of the President (Donald Trump), but it’s something we’re looking at,”