The US government proposed a contract with ByteDance last year that gave the government unprecedented powers over the app and the content in exchange for the app to continue in the country.
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New York City government employees must remove TikTok from their city-owned devices within 30 days after a review from its NYC Cyber Command claimed the app "posed a security threat."
TikTok has filed a federal lawsuit against Montana in response to a new law passed by the state to ban the app. The bill, starting in January 2024, would impose a fine of $10,000 per day on TikTok.
A group of TikTok content creators has filed a lawsuit against the state of Montana for its new law that will ban the social network from all of its citizens starting on January 1, 2024.
Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signed the bill to ban TikTok across the state into law today, but that law will almost certainly be challenged by TikTok owner ByteDance in court.
Both the Montana Senate and House of Representatives have voted to completely ban TikTok inside the state's borders, and the bill is now being sent to the state's governor for his signature.
The fine from the UK's Information Commissioner's Office says that TikTok allowed over 1.4 million kids under 13 years of age to access its app, in violation of TikTok's own terms of service.
It's not yet clear exactly what apps would be considered "recreational" under this new ban from the French government on all of its mobile devices, but TikTok was mentioned as a specific app.
TikTok has refreshed its community guidelines and added a few new sections in an attempt to better address the concerns with AI-generated content, age restrictions and misinformation.
The BBC says this decision was due to concerns about "data privacy and security" when using TikTok. However, the UK broadcaster will continue to use it and create content for its TikTok channel
A new report suggests TikTok has reached the 150 million monthly active user milestone in the U.S. The company's CEO is excepted to present this data before congress during an upcoming testimony.
The UK government has banned TikTok from being used on government devices. It said the ban was a precautionary one as the app requires sensitive data permissions, and they could be misused.
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has urged TikTok to ditch its Chinese owners in a spinoff but TikTok claims such a move wouldn't change "data flows or access" to the service
The Biden Administration has started the countdown for all federal employees to get rid of TikTok from government-owned devices, due to claims of possible cybersecurity concerns with the app.
No Canadian government mobile device will be allowed to have TikTok installed starting Feb. 28, with the government saying the app has an "unacceptable level of risk to privacy and security".
The executive of the European Union has ordered its 32,000 employees to remove TikTok from their personal smartphones and devices that have official apps, due to unnamed cybersecurity concerns.
TikTok CEO, Shou Zi Chew, has been called by the House Energy and Commerce Committee in March to testify over the company's relation with the Chinese Communist Party, data security privacy, and more.
The U.S. Senate has passed a bill to prohibit federal employees from using the Chinese-owned social media app TikTok to safeguard their devices from any influence from the Chinese government.
The FCC Commissioner has urged Google and Apple to remove TikTok from their app stores. He claims that TikTok puts user data privacy at risk by allowing Beijing to access sensitive data.