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TikTok is a threat to the United States, according to actor Ashton Kutcher, former TikTok employees, cybersecurity experts, and U.S. officials.
Ashton Kutcher Warns of TikTok Threat, Former Employees Reveal Beijing’s Access to User Data
Hollywood celebrity Ashton Kutcher recently warned that Beijing could be using Chinese apps, including TikTok, to influence the minds of American citizens on topics such as the South China Sea and Taiwan. He conveyed his...
Former Children’s Commissioner for England Anne Longfield has filed a legal claim against China-owned social media app TikTok that could result in billions being paid out to UK and EU children under the age of 13 who have had their data captured by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) affiliated company.
Class Action Suit Alleging TikTok Violated UK Child Privacy Laws Under Way
Former Children’s Commissioner for England Anne Longfield has filed a legal claim against China-owned social media app TikTok that could result in billions being paid out to UK and EU children under 13 who have...
Chinese customers look at iphones at the official opening of the new Apple Store in the Sanlitun shopping area on July 17, 2020 in Beijing, China. As Apple rolls out new privacy measures in iOS 14, Chinese state-backed China Advertising Association is working with Tencent and ByteDance to circumvent the measures
China Advertising Association, ByteDance, Tencent Working to Circumvent iOS 14 Privacy Upgrade
Chinese state-run China Advertising Association is developing proprietary technology to circumvent new privacy restrictions implemented by tech giant Apple in the coming iOS 14.5, and China’s ByteDance and Tencent are leading the charge.  Apple announced...
Lead Stories is a company that was contracted by Facebook in Feb. 2019 to do fact-checking. It has recently come to light that the company also does consultation work for TikTok, a firm with ties to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and has been banned in countries like India for being a threat to national security.
Fact Checkers and Internet Censors Trace Back to Beijing
Lead Stories is a company that was contracted by Facebook in Feb. 2019 to do fact-checking. It has recently come to light that the company also does consultation work for TikTok, a firm with ties...