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
    https://qz.com/1613020/tiktok-might-be-a-chinese-cambridge-analytica-scale-privacy-threat/
     
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    TikTok under investigation over child data use
    UK inquiry looking at whether video-sharing app breaches data protection law
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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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    On TikTok, Teens Meme the Safety App Ruining Their Summer
     
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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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    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
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    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
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    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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