Two Senators Urge DOJ To Probe TikTok And Zoom

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The Justice Department should investigate whether the popular video apps TikTok and Zoom have violated the constitutional rights of Americans by sharing private information with the Chinese government, two senators wrote in a letter to the agency on Thursday.

The request from Sens. Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, and Richard Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat, signals growing bipartisan concern over the potential threats of the apps because they have links to China at a time when relations between Beijing and Washington are crumbling.

“We are extremely concerned that Zoom and TikTok have disclosed private information about Americans to the PRC and engaged in censorship on behalf of the Chinese government,” the senators wrote to John Demers, head of the Justice Department’s National Security Division, referring to the People’s Republic of China.

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  1. It should be made illegal for any app or software to upload any data not needed to run the app. Any data not directly needed for the user to further run the app may not be kept. The data may only be uploaded and kept if the user actively allows it and the use of the app may not be conditional to the user allowing the data to be uploaded or kept.

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