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India blocks TikTok and dozens of other Chinese apps that the government says pose a security threat

Reuters India on Monday blocked dozens of Chinese apps, including the popular viral video app TikTok, citing concerns about national security and privacy of user data.   In total, the Ministry .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 29th, 2020

India banned 59 mostly Chinese apps, including TikTok, over security concerns after a violent border dispute earlier this month

Reuters India banned dozens of apps from Chinese companies, including TikTok, which it also briefly banned in 2019. The government released a sta.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 29th, 2020

India’s China Ban is a Come-Get-Me for Europe and the US

This week India’s government decided to ban 59 China-based apps, including popular social media platform TikTok. Based on national security fears, it’s the largest-ever ban of Chinese tech by a.....»»

Category: topSource: redherringJul 3rd, 2020

India Bans 59 Chinese Apps Including TikTok Over "Privacy & Sovereignty" Violations

India Bans 59 Chinese Apps Including TikTok Over "Privacy & Sovereignty" Violations.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 29th, 2020

Taiwan blocks Zoom from government use

Taiwan's Department of Cyber Security has banned all government agencies and specific non-government organizations not to use video conferencing hardware, software and services that pose information security risks such as Zoom......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesApr 8th, 2020

Capitol Report: TikTok faces legislation that aims to ban U.S. government workers from using the video-sharing app

TikTok has been targeted this week by Republican and Democratic lawmakers, in a fresh sign of the security concerns that Washington has with the popular Chinese-owned video-sharing app......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 6th, 2020

TikTok"s chief is heading to Washington to defend the video-sharing platform against censorship and privacy concerns as lawsuits and investigations pile up

John Phillips/Getty Images for TechCrunch TikTok is facing mounting pressure over concerns that it censors content deemed offensive to the Chinese government, accesses users' data without their consent, and poses a threat to US national secur.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 6th, 2019

TikTok national security inquiry is latest US show of force on Chinese access

The TikTok inquiry stems in part from the dangers the U.S. government perceives from China's access to the app's data and user profiles, a source said......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 4th, 2019

U.S. government investigating TikTok over national security concerns

The review of the Chinese-owned social-media company adds to its woes in Washington......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 1st, 2019

U.S. government investigating TikTok over national-security concerns

The review of the Chinese-owned social-media company adds to its woes in Washington......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 1st, 2019

China"s globally popular camera apps may open up user data to Beijing requests

In the wake of growing global concerns over internet privacy and security protection, cybersecurity experts say Chinese companies cannot deny the government if asked for data......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 24th, 2019

Schumer asks the federal government to probe Chinese plans to update NY subway system

Alex Wong/Getty Images US Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is asking the federal government to investigate if a plan for new subway cars in New York City, designed by a Chinese state-owned firm, could pose a threat to nationa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 20th, 2019

APNewsBreak: Schumer calls for probe of Chinese rail tech

The Senate's top Democrat wants an investigation into whether a plan for new subway cars in New York City designed by a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to national security......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 19th, 2019

U.S. Government Declares Grindr a National Security Risk

Chinese owner of the popular LGBTQ dating app puts it up for sale. Grindr, one of the most popular dating apps with the LGBTQ c.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 27th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Canada blocks Chinese bid for construction company, citing national security

Canada’s Liberal government said Wednesday that it would block a nearly billion-dollar Chinese-led deal for a construction company on national-security grounds.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 23rd, 2018

Sprint/T-Mobile merger may face obstacle with SoftBank"s Chinese ties

Sprint Corp. may face a new obstacle in the approval of its $26.5 billion merger with T-Mobile US Inc. A letter circulating in the U.S. House of Representatives argues a deal could pose a security threat because of the ties between Sprint's primary .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 7th, 2018

Exclusive: Britain pulls back on security endorsement of China"s Huawei - sources

Senior British security officials say they can give only limited assurances that Chinese firm Huawei's UK operations pose no threat to national security, downgrading their previous position, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 19th, 2018

U.K. Shows Unease About Huawei Gear

The U.K. government raised new concerns about the use of telecommunications gear from Huawei Technologies, stepping back from previous assertions that the Chinese company’s products didn’t present a national security threat......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 19th, 2018

The Trump administration reportedly dismissed intelligence findings showing that refugees don"t pose a significant national security threat

Kevin Dietsch via Associated Press The Trump administration reportedly dismissed intelligence findings last year saying that refugees don't pose a significant threat to the United States. Former government offi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 5th, 2018

US leaders react to Huawei CFO arrest: "A threat to our national security"

Political leaders criticized Huawei as an arm of the Chinese government......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 6th, 2018

Huawei denies it poses security threat after EU warning

Chinese tech giant Huawei [HWT.UL] denied on Friday that it posed a security risk, saying that it had never been told by any government to obtain covert access through so-called "backdoors"......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 7th, 2018