TikTok Denies Sharing User Information With China Amid Concerns About Safety of U.S. Data

Posted on AllSides October 26th, 2021
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ATikTok executive appearing Tuesday before a Senate panel told lawmakers his company, whose owner is based in Beijing, has not shared user data with China and has taken steps to prevent Americans from being subjected to this potential risk, Reuters reported.

GOP Senator Marsha Blackburn, who sits on the Senate Commerce Committee subcommittee that conducted Tuesday's hearing, questioned TikTok's Michael Beckerman about whether the company could resist sharing user data with Beijing if it were demanded.

"We do not share information with the Chinese government," replied Beckerman, head of the company's public policy...

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