US officials allege that TikTok’s Chinese ownership leaves its data vulnerable to the Chinese government. Photo: Bloomberg

US could sanction Chinese social media apps over personal data concerns, Mike Pompeo says

  • India has banned TikTok, Australia is considering similar action and the US has previously sanctioned Chinese-owned gay dating app Grindr
  • Using TikTok puts your private information in the hands of China’s Communist Party, according to Pompeo
Topic |   US-China relations
US officials allege that TikTok’s Chinese ownership leaves its data vulnerable to the Chinese government. Photo: Bloomberg
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