Senators Demand That The CEO Of TikTok Explain “Inaccurate” Statements Regarding The Company’s Handling Of US Data.

After recent news reports raised concerns regarding the manner in which the Chinese-owned social media platform handles some sensitive information, two senators from the United States are requesting that TikTok explain what they describe as “misleading or inaccurate” responses regarding the manner in which it stores and provides access to user data from the United States.

U.S. Senators sent a letter to TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew on Tuesday. According to a Forbes report, TikTok had stored the financial information of U.S. content creators who were paid by the company on servers in China, including their Social Security numbers and tax IDs.

The legislators likewise refered to one more report from The New York Times, distributed in late May, that said TikTok workers routinely shared client data, for example, driver’s licenses data of a few American clients, on an inside informing application called Songbird that representatives from TikTok’s Beijing-based parent organization, ByteDance, could undoubtedly get to.

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