Popular Chinese apps such as TikTok have been cited by US authorities as potential security risks, as allies are reportedly urged to join the US in banning them. Photo: DPA
Popular Chinese apps such as TikTok have been cited by US authorities as potential security risks, as allies are reportedly urged to join the US in banning them. Photo: DPA
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Is US pressuring allies like Japan to ban Chinese technology and apps like TikTok?

  • Japan’s Yomiuri newspaper reports Washington is set to ask Tokyo and allies to join it in taking a hard line on Chinese technology firms such as Huawei
  • This comes after India banned 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok, and Australia scrutinises the app for foreign interference and data privacy risks

Popular Chinese apps such as TikTok have been cited by US authorities as potential security risks, as allies are reportedly urged to join the US in banning them. Photo: DPA
Popular Chinese apps such as TikTok have been cited by US authorities as potential security risks, as allies are reportedly urged to join the US in banning them. Photo: DPA
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