US Senate bans TikTok on government devices

//US Senate bans TikTok on government devices

US Senate bans TikTok on government devices

The US Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a bill from Senator Josh Hawley banning federal employees from using video-sharing app TikTok on government-issued devices, amid threats from the White House to ban the company.The app has come under fire from US lawmakers and the Trump administration over national security concerns due to China’s ByteDance owning the technology.The company currently faces a deadline of September 15 to either sell its US operations to Microsoft or face an outright…

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