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TikTok Denies Allegations of Chinese Government Influence

TikTok, the China-based short video app, defended its data security practices and denied the Chinese government influences the content it distributes. TikTok’s statement came soon after two U.S. senators asked Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire to conduct an assessment of the ByteDance-owned company as a national security threat. Senators Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) And Tom Cotton...

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