Washington(CNN) At least 50 US government officials are suspected or confirmed to have been targeted by invasive commercial spyware designed to hack mobile phones, a senior US administration official told reporters on Monday, revealing a far bigger number than previously known. The revelation came as President Joe Biden on Monday issued an executive order banning […]

Topline Officials in Beijing once again criticized U.S. efforts to target TikTok on Monday, claiming Washington has yet to give evidence showing the app presents a national security threat, as lawmakers signaled their intent to push forward with legislation to ban the app days after CEO Shou Zi Chew’s

Washington fears alleged links to Chinese government TikTok is major partner for Six Nations, MLS and others The US government is pressing ahead with plans to ban TikTok over national security concerns, potentially jeopardising several partnerships between the Chinese-owned social network and major sports properties. TikTok chief executive Shou Zi Chew faced questions about the […]

TikTok Chief Executive Shou Zi Chew testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing entitled “TikTok: How Congress can Safeguard American Data Privacy and Protect Children from Online Harms,” as lawmakers scrutinize the Chinese-owned video-sharing app, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 23, 2023. Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew testified before […]

WASHINGTON, March 23 (Reuters) – TikTok’s chief executive will face tough questions from lawmakers on Thursday who are convinced the Chinese-owned short video app should be barred for being a potential national security threat to the United States. CEO Shou Zi Chew’s testimony before Congress will also cap a week of actions by the Chinese […]

WOLA submits official objection to the Biden Administration’s proposed rule. On February 21, the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice introduced a draft rule (“Notice of Proposed Rulemaking”) that would deny the legal right to seek asylum to many migrants who passed through other countries on their way to the U.S.-Mexico border and did not […]

The world’s most downloaded app appears to be in hot water. The Biden administration demanded last week that the Chinese-owned TikTok be sold or else face a national ban in the U.S. due to security and privacy concerns, and the TikTok CEO will testify about these issues before Congress on Thursday. The app presents genuine […]

Residents in a Louisiana community, known as “Cancer Alley,” have filed a federal lawsuit against St. James Parish, calling decisions to put petrochemical plants in Black neighborhoods racist as they demand new plants be banned. Photo courtesy of Denka Performance Elastomer LLC March 21 (UPI) — Residents in a Louisiana community known as “Cancer Alley” […]

TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew will tell lawmakers Thursday that . . .

WASHINGTON, March 15 (Reuters) – The Biden administration has demanded that TikTok’s Chinese owners divest their stakes in the popular video app or face a possible U.S. ban, the company told Reuters on Wednesday. The move, first reported by the Wall Street Journal, is the most dramatic in a series of recent steps by U.S. […]

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