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Biden and Trump agree on at least one thing: Something has to be done about TikTok. But it's not that easy

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Banning TikTok has become a bipartisan issue, but it's not easy. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images; Drew Angerer/Getty Images; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider
As the Biden administration pushes for a TikTok sale or ban, it's clear the idea has bipartisan support.
Lawmakers are pushing for a sale, so they avoid the backlash that comes with banning it.
Experts say an ideal outcome would be a better framework for Chinese owned apps operating in the US.
Former US President Donald Trump and current President Joe Biden agree on at least one thing: Something has to be done about TikTok...
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It's wild that Western governments have decided that TikTok might spy for China. The app hasn't helped itself

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Shou Zi Chew and the TikTok logo. Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images; OLIVIER DOULIERY/Getty Images
More Western governments have banned TikTok from official devices.
That's a pretty overt indication they think the app spies for China.
TikTok denies it feeds user data to China, but the drip-drip of revelations hasn't helped.
Some of the most powerful Western governments have more or less decided that TikTok spies on people. It's hard to conclude anything else after the US, the EU, Canada, the UK, Belgium, France, and the Czech Republic have either mandated or advised...
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