Despite its global ambitions, or perhaps because of them, TikTok shuttered its app in Hong Kong in light of a new national security law that could require the company to hand over user data. Photo: DPA

TikTok has officially pulled out of Hong Kong, but you can still use it if you try

  • TikTok vanished from Hong Kong app stores following the new national security law that could require tech companies to hand over user data
  • The app now blocks users based on a phone’s IP address and SIM card
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Despite its global ambitions, or perhaps because of them, TikTok shuttered its app in Hong Kong in light of a new national security law that could require the company to hand over user data. Photo: DPA
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