World Tik Tok will (really) be banned in the United States

11:15  01 august  2020
11:15  01 august  2020 Source:   lepoint.fr

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The United States is "looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok , Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday.

Last week, US National Security Advisor, Robert O'Brien had alleged that the Chinese Government is using TikTok for its own purposes. “On TikTok , a Chinese-owned social media platform with over 40 million American users, probably a lot of your kid

Tik Tok va (vraiment) être interdit aux Etats-Unis © Pixabay Tik Tok will (really) be banned in the United States After several warnings, US President Donald Trump announces that he is banning the social network Tik Tok in the USA.

President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he would ban the United States from the social network TikTok, suspected by Washington of being able to be used by Chinese intelligence. "As for TikTok, we are banning it in the United States," Trump told reporters aboard the Presidential Air Force One plane. TikTok belongs to the Chinese group ByteDance. The app has nearly a billion users worldwide and is very popular with a young audience. TikTok was under investigation by CFIUS, the U.S. agency responsible for ensuring that foreign investments do not pose a risk to national security. US officials have expressed fears in recent weeks that the very popular video platform could be used by Beijing for purposes harmful to the United States. Steven Mnuchin, the US Secretary of the Treasury, said Wednesday that he would make a "recommendation" on TikTok to the White House this week.

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TikTok has often had to defend itself from its ties to China, where ByteDance has a similar app, under a different name. She has always denied sharing data with the Chinese authorities and assured that she did not intend to accept requests in this regard. On Friday, before Donald Trump's announcement, American media believed that the president was going to force the ByteDance group to sell TikTok. According to the Wall Street Journal and the Bloomberg agency, the president was about to sign an official order to force the Chinese parent company to separate from the very popular American application, in the name of the protection of national security. But Mr. Trump announced the ban on TikTok in the United States and said he would act on Saturday.

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An unheeded final warning will result in a permanent ban . This may be reversed upon evidence of suitable behavior. The president of the United States has no business banning an app. There was a viral trend on tik tok telling people to reserve spots in his rally and he had the numbers of

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Algorithm checks

A few days ago, TikTok made a commitment to have a high level of transparency and in particular to allow its algorithms, to reassure users and regulators. "We are not political, we do not accept political advertising and we have no agenda. Our only objective is to remain a lively and dynamic platform appreciated by all," the boss said in a blog note on Wednesday. from TikTok, Kevin Mayer.

"The whole industry is scrutinized, and with good reason. Due to the company's Chinese origins, we are scrutinized even more closely. We accept it and rise to the challenge," Mayer said. James Lewis, head of the technology policy program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, believes the security risk incurred using TikTok is "close to zero." In contrast, "it looks like ByteDance could be put under pressure by Beijing," Lewis said.

Banned in India

The social network is also contested elsewhere than in the United States. It has been banned since June 30 in India, where it was placed at the top of the list of 59 Chinese applications blocked by New Delhi on its territory to "ensure the security and sovereignty of Indian cyberspace". Pakistan, a Muslim country very conservative, recently launched "a final warning" to the TikTok video sharing application to remove from its platform content deemed "immoral, obscene and vulgar".

China retaliates by ordering the closure of the American consulate in Chengdu .
© GOH Chai Hin / AFP The entrance to the consulate of the Chinese city of Chengdu, in Sichuan, on July 23, 2020. Three days after the American decision to close the Chinese consulate in Houston, Texas, Beijing responded on Friday, July 24, asking the United States to close its consulate in Chengdu. This reaction - expected - targets a strategic representation for Washington, because Sichuan is close to Tibet and Xinjiang.

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