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TikTok’s Rocky Road in Central Asia

TikTok’s Rocky Road in Central Asia

By Catherine Putz
TikTok has faced pressure across Central Asia, with governments often citing the protection of children to justify restriction. 

Reciprocal Access: How to Deal with TikTok and Other Chinese Apps Fairly and Democratically

Reciprocal Access: How to Deal with TikTok and Other Chinese Apps Fairly and Democratically

By Nithin Coca
Liberal democracies should restrict TikTok and other Chinese apps until China allows foreign platforms equal and fair access to the Chinese digital market.
Banning TikTok Won’t Solve the US Social Media Problem 

Banning TikTok Won’t Solve the US Social Media Problem 

By Matt Dagher-Margosian
While the Biden administration seeks to aggressively regulate TikTok, it has given up attempting to control disinformation on domestic social media companies.

TikTok in the Age of Decoupling

TikTok in the Age of Decoupling

By Nico Han
While the ban seems inevitable amid deepening distrust, removal of TikTok from the U.S. market will not solve the disinformation problem.

Biden and Senate Democrats May Postpone the TikTok Bill Amid Election Year

Biden and Senate Democrats May Postpone the TikTok Bill Amid Election Year

By You Wang
Republicans have exhibited cohesion in their bid to ban TikTok, underscoring their resolve. Democratic legislators seem to display more doubts.

Why Trump’s Conflict of Interest Over a TikTok Sale Matters 

Why Trump’s Conflict of Interest Over a TikTok Sale Matters 

By Charles Mok
Trump's sudden opposition to a potential TikTok ban deserves closer scrutiny.

US Lawmakers See TikTok as China’s Tool, Even as It Distances Itself From Beijing

US Lawmakers See TikTok as China’s Tool, Even as It Distances Itself From Beijing

By Didi Tang
A new bill threatens the app’s survival and casts a spotlight on the quandary that many private Chinese companies have found themselves in.
Australian Senate Committee Recommends Government Ban on TikTok be Extended to WeChat

Australian Senate Committee Recommends Government Ban on TikTok be Extended to WeChat

By Rod McGuirk
The committee found that China and other authoritarian regimes continue to pose an unacceptable risk to democracies through targeted online disinformation campaigns.

Former ByteDance Executive Says Chinese Communist Party Tracked Hong Kong Protesters via Data

Former ByteDance Executive Says Chinese Communist Party Tracked Hong Kong Protesters via Data

By Zen Soo
Yintao Yu, formerly head of engineering for ByteDance in the U.S., said in a court filing that the company had a “superuser” credential for a committee of CCP members.

The TikTok Ban Is Mired in a Stalemate in US Congress

The TikTok Ban Is Mired in a Stalemate in US Congress

By Jiachen Shi
The idea of a TikTok ban may seem to have bipartisan support, but that belies the complicated political calculations going on behind the scenes.

Why US Policymakers Must Take a Surgical Approach to TikTok Concerns

Why US Policymakers Must Take a Surgical Approach to TikTok Concerns

By Ryan Nabil
Wholesale banning of an entire social media platform could have serious implications for the future role of the government in regulating how Americans use the internet. 
TikTok Dismisses US Calls for Chinese Owners to Sell Stakes

TikTok Dismisses US Calls for Chinese Owners to Sell Stakes

By Associated Press
Following reports that CFIUS is seeking to force Chinese firm ByteDance to divest from the popular app, both TikTok and China's government hit back.

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