FCC members urge Apple, Google to expel TikTok

WASHINGTON — A federal communications regulator has requested Apple Inc. and Google removed Chinese-owned TikTok from their app stores, citing a security risk posed by data collected on US users by the short-form video website.

“It is clear that TikTok poses an unacceptable national security risk due to its extensive data collection combined with Beijing’s seemingly unchecked access to that sensitive data. , member of the Federal Communications Commission Brendan Carr wrote in a letter to Apple and Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/fcc-member-calls-on-apple-google-to-banish-tiktok-11656519441?mod=pls_whats_news_us_business_f FCC members urge Apple, Google to expel TikTok

Luke Plunkett

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