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Why This FCC Commissioner Says Apple And Google App Stores Should Remove TikTok

1 month ago   |   By SlashGear

The call to ban TikTok in the U.S. is back in the spotlight following a recent BuzzFeed report that alleges all sorts of privacy concerns.
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FCC Commissioner Calls on Google and Apple to Ban TikTok

FCC Commissioner Calls on Google and Apple to Ban TikTok

1 month ago   |   By ExtremeTech

You have to assume that Twitter regrets giving up on Vine so soon - TikTok, which focuses on similar bite-sized videos, is one of the most popular apps in the world today with more than a billion monthly active users. That could be a problem, according to FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr. In an open letter to Apple and Google, Carr calls TikTok a “serious national security threat” and asks that the companies remove it from their app stores. The statement doesn't carry any legal authority, but it could be a sign that the tide is turning against TikTok. The dispute traces back to agreements...
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F.C.C. Commissioner Pushes Apple and Google to Remove TikTok

F.C.C. Commissioner Pushes Apple and Google to Remove TikTok

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Brendan Carr, a Republican member of the Federal Communications Commission, said he was concerned that the Chinese-owned app could provide Beijing with access to the data of Americans.
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FCC commissioner wants Apple, Google to remove TikTok from App Stores

1 month ago   |   By Computerworld

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr has written to Apple and Google to request that both companies remove the incredibly popular TikTok app from their stores, citing a threat to national security. Is your data going TikTok?
Carr warns the app collects huge quantities of data and cited a recent report that claimed the company has accessed sensitive data collected from Americans. He argues that TikTok's, "pattern of conduct and misrepresentations regarding the unfettered access that persons in Beijing have to sensitive U.S. data...puts it out of compliance,” with App Store security and privacy...
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