Politics surrounding TikTok’s future in the U.S. pollute valid data security concerns, expert says

Politics surrounding TikTok's future in the U.S. pollute valid data security concerns, expert says


The download page for ByteDance Ltd.’s TikTok app is arranged for a photograph on a smartphone in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020.Brent Lewin | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesSINGAPORE — The politics surrounding the future of TikTok’s operations in the United States could undermine the need for better understanding and assurances when it comes to protecting user data, a security expert said Thursday. Beijing-based ByteDance, which owns the popular short video sharing app, rejected Microsoft’s bid to buy TikTok’s U.S. operations and instead chose Oracle to become… #Politics #surrounding #TikToks #future #pollute #valid #data #security #concerns #expert