Microsoft Works With the CCP: Here’s 5 Reasons Trump Shouldn’t Sanction the TikTok Sale.

Following President Trump’s pledge to outlaw TikTok in the U.S. due to its Chinese links, tech behemoth Microsoft acquiring the app has been foolishly floated as a solution to salvage the app’s U.S. operations. Currently owned by Beijing-based ByteDance, the popular short-video app has come under fire for siphoning user data which could easily end up in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and removing content that undermines party-peddled consensuses on issues such as the Tiananmen Square massacre and ongoing Hong Kong protests. To halt a full-out ban on the app in the U.S. – recently executed by

India Considers Banning Nearly 300 More Chinese Communist-Linked Apps

India is considering placing a ban on 275 additional Chinese apps, citing concerns about national security and user privacy. This follows the country banning 59 apps, including Tik Tok, last month. India has drawn up a list of 275 Chinese apps that it will examine for any violation of national security and user privacy, signalling heightened scrutiny and the possibility of more Chinese internet companies being banned in the country, according to people aware of the developments. This follows the high-profile ban of 59 Chinese apps last month, including short video app TikTok, amid simmering geopolitical tensions between the two