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FCC COMMISSIONER WRITES TO APPLE AND GOOGLE ABOUT REMOVING TIKTOK

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr wrote to Apple and Google on Tuesday, requesting the companies to remove TikTok from their app stores for “its pattern of surreptitious data practices” This comes after BuzzFeed News reported last week that TikTok’s staff in China had access to US-based users’ data up until January. In 2020, India banned TikTok over national security concerns, and both former President Donald Trump and the current president Joe Biden have raised questions about the short video app's relations with China.
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