House Republicans Drafting Bill To Ban Chinese-Based TikTok Among Federal Employees

  • “We’re working on something right now,” the aide told the outlet.
  • Growing security concerns over the Chinese-based social media app have caught lawmakers’ attention after the Federal Communications Commission said the government agency could not regulate the social media app and the data flow back to Beijing and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
  • Chinese tech giant ByteDance owns TikTok, which currently has more than 200 million downloads in the United States — and according to Fox Business, the company must share its data with the CCP upon request, as required by the country’s 2017 National Intelligence Law.