TikTok was ‘propaganda tool’ for Chinese Communist Party, lawsuit claims

The app has sought to allay fears that it could be used as a spying or propaganda tool by Beijing, saying it does not store data in the country and has restricted Chinese staff from accessing overseas data. Mr Yu’s claims relate to how ByteDance operated before he was dismissed almost five years ago, and […]

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‘The shadow of the Chinese Communist Party looms behind TikTok’

Is TikTok a Trojan horse for Beijing’s wrongful collection of private data and a threat to national security? Or is it a scapegoat for the Chinese-American conflict and a sacrificial victim of Washington’s anti-Chinese paranoia? The real sin of the platform, enjoyed by 150 million Americans, seems to lie in a change of governance, the […]

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