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Has TikTok’s time run out?

18 December 2022

4:55 PM

18 December 2022

4:55 PM

The US Senate has (finally) decided to ban Chinese social media app TikTok from government devices after years of criticism that it could be used by the Chinese Communist Party (via parent company ByteDance) to collect information on military assets and politically sensitive individuals.

Legislation drafted by Republican Senator Josh Hawley passed on Wednesday with a unanimous vote.

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