the Inhabitants of the United States can restrict access to the app TikTok because of fears that the Chinese authorities use it for surveillance and propaganda. This was stated on air of TV channel Fox News U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.
Pompeo said that he and President Donald trump are seriously the reports of “unreliability” is popular among teenagers and youth of the application with a short video owned by the Chinese company Bytedance. Before that, host Laura Ingraham noted that TikTok recently banned in India and may soon be banned in Australia, guided by similar concerns.
“We take this very seriously and will definitely consider it. On this very issue we have been working, whether the problem is with the presence of [equipment] Huawei in our infrastructure […] or what we proclaimed ZTE a threat to national security of America. As for the Chinese applications on mobile phones, I can assure you that the United States also will do all right,” said the Secretary.
the head of the US foreign Minister added that he would like to go into the details and get ahead of ourselves until the relevant application will not make President. “But we consider such possibility”, – he said, while warning Americans: using TikTok, they should be careful, if you do not want their confidential information was “in the hands of the Communist party of China”.