Senior UK MPs call for action on TikTok ownership as national security concern

Meanwhile US Congress urged to consider broader privacy regulation across all social media platforms

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Senior UK MPs call for action on TikTok ownership as national security concern
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Senior UK MPs call for action on TikTok ownership as national security concern

Senior British MPs have voiced concerns over the ownership of TikTok in the UK, echoing worries raised in the US House of Representatives about the potential influence of China over the popular video-sharing platform.

Liam Byrne, a Labour MP and the chair of the House of Commons business and trade committee, told the Financial Times that while attention has primarily been on scrutinising TikTok's handling of use...

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Senior UK MPs call for action on TikTok ownership as national security concern

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Meanwhile US Congress urged to consider broader privacy regulation across all social media platforms

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