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Sen. Marco Rubio is asking the US government to investigate TikTok over claims it"s censoring content that might upset China

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Marco Rubio, the US senator from Florida, has asked the US government to investigate TikTok, the globally popular short-form video ap.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 9th, 2019

Marco Rubio to seek U.S. government probe of TikTok over Chinese censorship concerns

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday that he would ask the U.S. government to open an investigation into TikTok, the widely popular, Chinese-owned social media app, out of concern that the company is "censoring content" to satisfy Beijing's leaders......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 9th, 2019

Sen. Rubio: U.S. government should probe TikTok over Chinese censorship concerns

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday that he would ask the U.S. government to open an investigation into TikTok, the widely popular, Chinese-owned social media app, out of concern that the company is "censoring content" to satisfy Beijing's leaders......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 9th, 2019

Rubio seeks U.S. government probe of TikTok over Chinese censorship concerns

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said he would push for an investigation into the widely popular, Chinese-owned social media app, out of concern that the company is “censoring content” to satisfy Beijing’s leaders......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 9th, 2019

U.S. pension funds took positions in blacklisted Chinese surveillance company

Some of the biggest public pensions funds in the United States have invested in one of the world's largest purveyors of video surveillance systems that the U.S. government claims are used in wide-scale repression of the Muslim population of western China......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 15th, 2019

China lowered expectations for U.S. trade talks after blacklist: Chinese officials, diplomats

Surprised and upset by this week's U.S. blacklisting of Chinese companies, Beijing has lowered expectations for significant progress from this week's trade talks with the United States, Chinese government officials, diplomats, and investors told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 9th, 2019

TikTok has been censoring LGBTQ content in some countries

Zach Gibson / Stringer / Getty Images TikTok was censoring LGBTQ content in countries it deemed morally conservative, such as Turkey, documents seen by The Guardian show. This comes on top of more general guidelines reveale.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 27th, 2019

Senator Marco Rubio On Tariffs, MSCI, U.S.-China Trade War And More

CNBC Transcript: Senator Marco.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 11th, 2019

In accusing China of disinformation, Twitter and Facebook take on a role they’ve long rejected

China pushed back against claims by Twitter and Facebook that the government had run disinformation operations aimed at the Hong Kong protests. The comments underscored the challenging of setting global standards for online speech......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 20th, 2019

After Twitter and Facebook blame China for Hong Kong disinformation, government defends its right to online speech

China pushed back against claims by Twitter and Facebook that the government had run disinformation operations aimed at the Hong Kong protests. The comments underscored the challenging of setting global standards for online speech......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 20th, 2019

China bans all meat from Canada alleging forged customs certificates

The Chinese government has announced a suspension on imported meat products from Canada over claims of forged customs documents, the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the two countries......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 26th, 2019

China Says It Does Not Steal US Intellectual Property

Despite decades of evidence to the contrary, the Chinese government says it does not steal U.S. intellectual property. It is among the most preposterous claims made over the course of the trade war......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 21st, 2019

China Says It Does Not Steal U.S. Intellectual Property

Despite decades of evidence to the contrary, the Chinese government says it does not steal U.S. intellectual property. It is among the most preposterous claims made over the course of the trade war........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 21st, 2019

Senator Marco Rubio On U.S.-China Trade Imbalance “Dangerous for the global peace and security”

CNBC Exclusive: CNBC Transcript: Senator Marco Rubio Speaks with CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” Today WHEN: Today, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 WHERE: CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” The following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC EXCLUSIVE interview with Sena.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 14th, 2019

China"s Weibo site backtracks on gay censorship after outcry

One of China's top social networking sites has announced that it will no longer be censoring content related to gay issues after the plan triggered a loud public outcry......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 16th, 2018

China"s Sina Weibo has stopped censoring gay content after outcry from Chinese LGBT community

REUTERS/Aly Song China's Sina Weibo on Monday reversed a decision to censo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2018

Marco Rubio Accuses Trump of "Backtracking" on China

Trump will target Chinese investment to protect American intellectual property......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 27th, 2018

Republican Senator Rubio slams lifting of U.S. ban on China"s ZTE

Republican U.S. Senator Marco Rubio criticized on Friday the decision by the United States to lift a ban on suppliers selling to ZTE Corp.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 13th, 2018

Apple Comes Under Media Fire in China

Chinese state media claims the U.S. technology giant isn’t doing enough to block texts and images trafficking in prohibited content including pornography, gambling and counterfeit goods......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 31st, 2018

California gas tax repeal campaign seeks federal inquiry

Leaders of a campaign to repeal California's recent gas tax increase are asking the federal government to investigate their claims that public resources have been used against them......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 2nd, 2018

China"s Cyber Cop Ups Pressure to Control Online Speech

China’s chief cybercensor is raising the pressure on internet companies to police online speech, requiring they keep extensive records about users and alert authorities about the spread of what the government deems harmful content......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 16th, 2018