TikTok accused of misusing Citizen Lab research

  • TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew was questioned in a U.S. government hearing.
  • The hearing was about the relationship between TikTok and its Chinese parent company, ByteDance.
  • Chew’s pre-written opening statement cited a report from internet watchdog Citizen Lab.
  • The statement claimed that there was no overt data transmission by TikTok to China.
  • TikTok has been called out for misusing the Citizen Lab research.


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