TikTok ADMITS Its Staff Can SPY on User Data in Other Countries

… its staff in China has the ability to access

… the private accounts data in the United Kingdom and the European Union

…  released a press statement on Nov. 2

… “a demonstrated need to do their job.”

… applies to “the European economic area, United Kingdom, and Switzerland.”

… “we allow certain employees

… in Brazil, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, and the United States

… remote access to TikTok European user data.”

… “Our efforts are centered on limiting the number of employees with access to European user data

… minimizing data flows outside of the region”

… President Donald Trump, back in 2020, called for the app to be banned by U.S. authorities

… the executive order … was revoked by President Joe Biden in 2021

… “If your country uses Huawei, if your kids are on TikTok

… the ability for China to have undue influence is

… a much more immediate threat than any kind of actual, armed conflict,”

… “the data collected by TikTok on U.S. users, such as browsing and search history

… biometrics, location data, and other metadata

… a massive national security risk in the hands of CCP intelligence,”

… Meanwhile, the British Parliament shut down its TikTok account in August


                    Press statement (TikTok)