TikTok CEO pressed on privacy concerns during Congressional hearing #Shorts

Rep. Cammack (R-FL) questioned TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew on data privacy, security, and TikTok's relationship with ByteDance and China during a Congressional hearing on the potential banning of the social media app.

RELATED: TikTok CEO testifies before Congress

The potential ban of TikTok in the United States is set to be the focus of a House hearing Thursday featuring testimony from the company's CEO. TikTok is owned by the Chinese company ByteDance. Scrutiny over TikTok’s relationship with Beijing put the company in the crosshairs during the Trump administration and the Biden administration.

Now, some lawmakers in the U.S., including the Biden administration, are demanding that the app be sold or banned. TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew is set to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Thursday, his first appearance before a Congressional committee.

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  1. Wow, you cutoff the last part. When he wanted to answer she did not let him. Because this hearing is a joke

    1. These things have just become venues for congress to get gotcha moments that they can post on social

    1. @xeikai Not really, but the rare thing about this is that they all banded together on this.
      Usually there’s like some sort of disagreement in Congress.

  2. Any Florida representative’s opinion should automatically be stricken from the books as they can’t critically think and can barely read

  3. Oh Karen, I’m so sorry that we’re doing so well in your ‘free market’……

    The desperate whining of a dying empire..

  4. The difference between the coverage on Tiktok and YouTube. On Tiktok, the video extend to where they outright reject his request to respond.

    Over here, they just cut it off to fit their narrative.

  5. She keeps answering the questions herself, so why ask? I guess she needs to get out of there in a hurry.

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