TikTok declines to testify to Congress about China, in move that threatens to stoke lawmakers’ ire

By Tony Romm and Drew Harwell | November 4, 2019 at 8:12 a.m. GMT+8

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(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Executives from the Chinese-owned video app TikTok have declined to testify at a congressional hearing set for Tuesday that aims to explore the tech industry and its ties to China, a move that threatens to worsen the social-media company’s woes in Washington at a moment when it’s under investigation. Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo) organized the session to explore privacy and security concerns posed by Beijing and that government’s strict rules that censor what users can say online and what happens to their data.

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Source: Washington Post

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