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Time’s Up For TikTok – Trump To Order Bytedance To Sell US Operations

Time’s Up For TikTok – Trump To Order Bytedance To Sell US Operations
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Time’s Up For TikTok – Trump To Order Bytedance To Sell US Operations

Tyler Durden

Fri, 07/31/2020 – 13:38

It appears a decision has been made on the viral social media app TikTok – what Reddit CEO Steve Huffman called ” fundamentally parasitic.

Bloomberg reports that, according to people familiar with the matter, President Trump plans to sign an order to direct China’s ByteDance Ltd.’s to divest its ownership of the popular app.

The U.S. has been reviewing potential national security risks due to the company’s control of the app, and the order could be announced as soon as Friday.

This comes after Josh Hawley and Dick Blumenthal asked for an investigation because of reports of violations of Americans’ civil liberties by sharing private info with the CCP.

“Based on numerous reports, we are extremely concerned that Zoom and TikTok have disclosed private information about Americans to the PRC and engaged in censorship on behalf of the Chinese government,” the letter read.

Snap shares are jumping on the news…

We wonder just how this will be achieved and most importantly, if China will allow it.


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