TikTok has launched a Washington lobbying offensive in an attempt to assure regulators and users that it does not share any data with the Chinese government. TikTok has been very public in saying it will abide by any laws or regulations necessary to stay operating in the U.S.
There may not be a total ban of TikTok. The parent company, ByteDance is in negotiations to sell TikTok to a U.S. company. Right now, the probable purchaser would be Microsoft. And while this might protect user data from going to a foreign power, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has come out against the move.
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