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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

Apple and TikTok skipped a Senate hearing on Big Tech and China, and empty seats show lawmakers aren"t pleased (AAPL)

REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan Senators Chuck Schumer and Marco Rubio have asked the US government to investigate TikTok about ties to China. On Tuesday, the US Senate is ho.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 5th, 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

Chinese social media has been censoring coronavirus content since the day the government acknowledged the outbreak

Getty Images/Business Insider Popular Chinese social-media apps have been censoring keywords and messages about the coronavirus since the day China formally reported the outbreak, a new report has found. Citizen Lab found that content was censored from .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 4th, 2020

Rubio plans bill to block federal pensions investing in China

Senator Marco Rubio plans legislation to block U.S. government pensions from investing in Chinese stocks after the board overseeing the funds put off a decision that would add exposure to China......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 29th, 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. senators urge probe of TikTok on children"s privacy

Four U.S. senators, including a China hawk, urged the Federal Trade Commission on Friday to investigate allegations that the popular video app TikTok violated a consent decree protecting children's privacy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 29th, 2020

China probes alleged fraud at Luckin Coffee, banks review IPO work

China's securities regulator said on Friday it would investigate claims of fraud at Luckin Coffee Inc and sources said some of the banks involved in the Chinese chain's successful U.S. IPO last year were reviewing their work in the listing......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 3rd, 2020

Boris Johnson"s government is reportedly furious with China and believes it could have 40 times more coronavirus cases than it claims

REUTERS/Aly Song UK government officials say there'll be "reckoning" for China over its handling of the coronavirus. Boris Johnson's .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 29th, 2020

How China Is Censoring Coronavirus Critics In The US

How China Is Censoring Coronavirus Critics In The US Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, The Chinese government is all about censorship, and this.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 14th, 2020

TikTok"s chief is heading to Washington to defend the video-sharing platform against censorship and privacy concerns as lawsuits and investigations pile up

John Phillips/Getty Images for TechCrunch TikTok is facing mounting pressure over concerns that it censors content deemed offensive to the Chinese government, accesses users' data without their consent, and poses a threat to US national secur.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 6th, 2019

A California student is suing TikTok, alleging that it surreptitiously hoovered up her data and sent it to China

TikTok/Business Insider TikTok has been hit with a class-action lawsuit by a California student who claims the company surreptitiously amassed her data and then sent it to servers in China......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 3rd, 2019

Report claims TikTok parent company ByteDance is working with China"s Communist Party to spread propaganda on Xinjiang

Reuters ByteDance, the company that owns the viral video app TikTok, is working closely with China's .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 29th, 2019

TikTok suspended a teen who posted a viral takedown of China disguised as a makeup tutorial, but claims it"s because she posted videos of Osama bin Laden

Feroza Aziz/TikTok A teenager went viral for posting a series of videos on T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 26th, 2019

25,000 Blockchain Firms in China Tried to Issue Cryptos, Senior Official Claims

Some 25,000 Chinese companies have tried to issue their own tokens over the past few years, a new report authored by five government agencies claims......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 25th, 2019

TikTok national security inquiry is latest US show of force on Chinese access

The TikTok inquiry stems in part from the dangers the U.S. government perceives from China's access to the app's data and user profiles, a source said......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 4th, 2019

TikTok declines to testify to Congress about China, in move that threatens to stoke lawmakers’ ire

Lawmakers have grown increasingly concerned about TikTok’s handling of controversial political content and its approach to privacy......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 3rd, 2019

TikTok To US Govt: "We Don"t Answer To Beijing"

TikTok, a social media video app, has answered the allegations of content censorship from the U.S. government. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 25th, 2019

Why China’s TikTok has been drawing scrutiny from Zuckerberg and U.S. politicians

Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok, which has exploded in popularity globally, has recently come under fire for censoring content that Beijing deems unacceptable......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 18th, 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