Lawmakers blast TikTok in hearing with CEO, citing "life and death" issues

Posted on AllSides March 23rd, 2023
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TikTok's CEO Shou Zi Chew is defending the company from charges that it poses a national security threat at a the House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing Thursday.

Why it matters: The White House and TikTok's critics in Congress say the popular short-video app puts U.S. users' data at risk because TikTok is owned by ByteDance, a Chinese company.

Chew repeatedly categorized TikTok as a global enterprise when asked about whether it's a Chinese company.

What they're saying: TikTok should be banned, House Energy and Commerce committee chair Cathy...

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