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EU, Canada Join U.S. in Banning TikTok on Government Devices

Social media platform TikTok is facing major new regulatory hurdles this week, as the European Union, Canada and the United States announced bans of TikTok on official devices.

Two U.S. Senators Push Treasury Secretary on TikTok Issues

In a letter sent last week, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) wrote to Treasury Secretary and Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) Chair Janet Yellen about concerns with TikTok.

U.S. Senators Introduce Bill To Ban TikTok

Two U.S. Senators have introduced legislation to ban TikTok from operating in the United States.

U.S. House Committee Holds Hearing on Chinese Economic Threats

The U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee held a hearing yesterday on "Combatting the Economic Threat from China." Issues that were discussed at the hearing included: bilateral trade, outbound and inbound investment related to China, Chinese lending, TikTok, and China's presence in Latin American and African countries.

Legislation on U.S. TikTok Ban Introduced, Committee Vote and TikTok Testimony to Congress Coming Soon

There have been a number of recent developments on actions by the U.S. federal government related to TikTok, including newly introduced legislation to ban it nationwide, a new House Committee scrutinizing TikTok, and upcoming testimony before a House committee by TikTok's CEO.

More U.S. States Ban TikTok for Government Employees; Senator Calls for Hearing

In the past week, more U.S. states have taken action to prohibit the use of TikTok and other Chinese-linked products and services on state electronic devices. And in Congress, there have been calls for hearings on TikTok.

More States Ban TikTok on Government Devices; Congress May Adopt Federal Ban

Three more U.S. states, as well as the U.S. Senate, have now taken action to ban the use of TikTok by government employees.
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