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TikTok App Ban Bill: President Biden Commits to Sign- Addressing Security Concerns!

President Biden Supports Potential TikTok Ban Pending Bipartisan Approval of New Legislation

Bipartisan Bill Targets App’s Chinese Ties, Citing National Security Concerns

President Biden has said he’d back a ban on TikTok App if a new bipartisan bill is approved by the House and Senate. The bill known as the Protecting Americans from Foreign Adversary Controlled Applications Act, wants the Chinese parent company ByteDance to sell off all of TikTok’s apps within six months or else face a ban. The lawmakers argue that ByteDance’s connection to the Chinese Communist Party could threaten U.S. national security and users’ privacy.

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TikTok App Ban Bill: President Biden Commits to Sign- Addressing Security Concerns! (PHOTO: Fox Business)

China Ties Spark Concerns as Proposed Bill Threatens App Ban and Data Transfer Restrictions

TikTok, boasting 170 million users in the U.S. has come under fire for its connections to China sparking worries about the potential spread of CCP propaganda and the adverse effects of addictive content on users’ mental well-being. Additionally the proposed bill seeks to ensure social media platforms allow users to easily transfer their data to other apps when they decide to leave. TikTok has pushed back against the bill labeling it as a de facto ban that could impinge on users’ freedom of speech and negatively impact small businesses reliant on the platform. The fate of TikTok in the U.S. hinges on the resolution of this ongoing debate.

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