Mar 242023
 
 March 24, 2023  Posted by  Business, Govt, Surveillance

David Shepardson and Rami Ayyub report: U.S. lawmakers on Thursday battered TikTok’s CEO about potential Chinese influence over the platform and said its short videos were damaging children’s mental health, reflecting bipartisan concerns about the app’s power over Americans. CEO Shou Zi Chew’s testimony before Congress did little to assuage U.S. worries [Read More…]

Mar 182023
 
 March 18, 2023  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Surveillance

Taylor Hatmaker reports: The Biden administration has recently ramped up pressure on TikTok over national security concerns stemming from its ties to China, and apparently the Justice Department and the FBI are also applying pressure of their own. Forbes first reported that the agencies are actively investigating ByteDance, TikTok’s parent company. The investigation [Read More…]