U.S. TikTok Ban Seems Likely

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TikTok CEO Shou Chew received a bruising on Thursday when he appeared before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Congress, with both Republicans and Democrats fiercely critical of the Chinese-owned social media giant.

Chew was interrogated for more than four hours over whether TikTok users’ data could be accessed by the Chinese state, along with concerns about content moderation on the app. Notably, the criticism was bipartisan, with House Republican Dan Crenshaw even thanking Chew for “bringing Republicans and Democrats together.”

Earlier this month the Biden administration threatened to ban TikTok unless its Chinese owners gave up their shares.

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