Is TikTok a Chinese Cambridge Analytica data bomb waiting to explode?

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    Is TikTok a Chinese Cambridge Analytica data bomb waiting to explode?
    May 7, 2019
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    TikTok under investigation over child data use
    UK inquiry looking at whether video-sharing app breaches data protection law
    July 2, 2019

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    TikTok Stars Are Preparing to Take Over the Internet
     
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    Extremely popular in Asia, and indeed you can see vids of all sorts... Imaging it like a video instagram, you have followers, etc...
     
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    China's ByteDance plans to set up data center in India
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    ByteDance: ByteDance Announces Plans to Establish India Data Centre

    ZDNet: TikTok opens Indian data centre in wake of accusations of hosting pornographers and sexual predators
     
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    Is TikTok a time bomb?
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    https://www.fastcompany.com/90395898/is-tiktok-a-time-bomb
     
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    Lawmakers ask US intelligence chief to investigate if TikTok is a national security threat
    October 24, 2019
    https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/24/tiktok-lamakers-national-security-threat/
     
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    TikTok, Under Scrutiny, Distances Itself From China
    October 25, 2019
    https://www.wired.com/story/tiktok-under-scrutiny-china/
    TikTok: Statement on TikTok's content moderation and data security practices
     
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    "U.S. opens national security investigation into TikTok

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    TikTok declines to testify to Congress about China, in move that threatens to stoke lawmakers’ ire
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    Army's Use of TikTok App Raises Concerns on Capitol Hill
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    Report: ByteDance Isolating TikTok From Rest of Chinese Operations Over Espionage Concerns
    November 27, 2019
    https://gizmodo.com/report-bytedance-isolating-tiktok-from-rest-of-chinese-1840072191
    Reuters: Exclusive: China's ByteDance moves to ringfence its TikTok app amid U.S. probe - sources
     
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    TikTok sent US user data to China, lawsuit claims
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    TikTok settles children’s data lawsuit one day after it was filed
    That was quick
    December 5, 2019

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    TikTok’s national security scrutiny tightens as U.S. Navy reportedly bans popular social app
    December 21, 2019
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    TikTok’s headquarters could move outside China
    December 23, 2019
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    ByteDance has no sale plans for TikTok, media report untrue - internal note
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    US Army bans soldiers from using TikTok
    The app is considered a “cyber threat”
    December 31, 2019

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    TikTok claims zero takedown requests from China in first transparency report
    The highest number of requests came from India and the US
    December 31, 2019

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    TikTok's First Transparency Report Doesn't Tell the Full Story
    The app says it didn’t receive any requests for user information from China during the first half of 2019
    January 3, 2020

    https://www.wired.com/story/tiktok-first-transparency-report/
     
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    TikTok Changes Content Rules
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