US government should ban TikTok, FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr says

Posted on AllSides November 3rd, 2022
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FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr called Tuesday for the US government to formally ban the popular video sharing app TikTok over national security risks posed by its ties to China.

Carr, a frequent TikTok critic and the Federal Communications Commission’s senior Republican member, argued any other resolution would not adequately address concerns that Beijing could improperly access the data of millions of US-based TikTok users.

“I don’t believe there is a path forward for anything other than a ban,” Carr told Axios in what was described as his strongest rebuke of...

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