The likelihood of an outright TikTok ban in the US may be receding as the number of practical, logistical and philosophical factors stack up. However, regardless of whether lawmakers implement a ban, the underlying systemic problems that the US has with data privacy will remain. Commenting in the article, Tom Chavez, Ketch CEO said, “Americans need privacy protections and informed consent over which data they share — and this needs to be true no matter which country the particular tech platform hails from, whether it’s China, the United States or any other nation.”
In related news, Infosecurity Magazine reports TikTok will continue to safeguard US user data from China, according to Erich Andersen, general counsel for TikTok.
What is this page?
You are reading a summary article on the Privacy Newsfeed, a free resource for DPOs and other professionals with privacy or data protection responsibilities helping them stay informed of industry news all in one place. The information here is a brief snippet relating to a single piece of original content or several articles about a common topic or thread. The main contributor is listed in the top left-hand corner, just beneath the article title.
The Privacy Newsfeed monitors over 300 global publications, of which more than 4,250 summary articles have been posted to the online archive dating back to the beginning of 2020. A weekly roundup is available by email every Friday.