US Considers Banning TikTok on Government-issued Devices Over Data Breach Fears

US Considers Banning TikTok on Government-issued Devices Over Data Breach Fears

Posted July 22, 2020

US Considers Banning TikTok on Government-issued Devices Over Data Breach Fears

  • The possibility of the US following India in banning TikTok became stronger after a proposal to bar the downloading of the short video-sharing platform on government-issued devices got the backing of the US House of Representatives.
  • On June 29, India banned 59 Chinese apps which also included the video-sharing app owned by Chinese unicorn ByteDance.

NEWS18 | July 22, 2020