Skip to comments.Trump Says He’ll Ban TikTok in U.S.
Posted on 07/31/2020 8:01:05 PM PDT by KC_LionEdited on 07/31/2020 9:00:16 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban Chinese-owned video app TikTok from the United States.
Trump made the announcement to reporters Friday on Air Force One as he returned from Florida.
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This will cost him the 14-year-old votes.
Sean Hannity most affected.
Sean will say tick-tock no more.
True, I got voted down when I took it away from my 12 YO. But she actually came to agree with me. It brings out the worst in adolescents.
And just how will that be accomplished? And they force Apple and android to remove it from their App Librarys? Even then, when people access it via a browser, how is the government going to put a stop to that?
HOORAY Chief. Thank you, sir. CHYna is azzhole.
He better get Microsoft to buy it first (instead of banning it), otherwise a lot of PO’ed 18-28 y/o voters.
Microsoft is/was going to buy their US assets.
As (Pre-Kaepernick) Nike used to say “Just Do It!”
That is a very good question. One that I hope has already been answered within the Administration.
Might as well also ban Google, since Google is best pals with the Chinese, and their connection is something to fear as far as compromising the users’ data and personal information. If Tik-Tok is dangerous, so is Google and Facebook and Twitter.
lots of detail:
30 Jul: Inventiva: TikTok Hits Hard After India Took Its Veil Out: Bans Are Being Imposed All Around The World Alarming A Security Threat
By Priyadharshini Varadharajan
India was the first country to ban it, now other countries want to follow the suit...
More criticism came Tik Toks way in June. News reports that they have found that the app was snooping on the clipboards of users. This feature allows someone to copy and paste data from one app to another. These privacy concerns have led to lawsuits.
Tik Toks Chinese origins dont help it either. Under Chinas security law, the company has to share user data if the Chinese government demands it. The threat of snooping has led to several bans on Tik Tok. The US army and navy have banned it. The Australian defense department banned Tik Tok in January. Earlier this month, Tik Tok was banned from all Americans government-issued phones. Now the administration is mulling a complete ban. Lawmakers are patching for broader restrictions now. They want a complete ban for everyone in America. The US secretary of States Mike Pompeo stated that ETC...
After India and US, Japan looks to ban TikTok and other Chines apps
Techcrunch - 29 Jul 2020
Oh darn, and here I thought I was going to get my free pack of garden seeds from China. :(
The company has denied allegations that it shares user data with the Chinese government.
This president just keeps on doing his job, and doesn’t seem to worry about what the woke millions think.
The information in the public domain is sufficient to demand that this CCP spyware get deleted. US Intel will have even more information, which is probably why he’s acting now.
It seems like the next thing to do would be for some country to design it’s own version of Tik Tok and Zoom.
Maybe that’s coming up soon, considering how popular both these apps have proven to be.
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