'Chinese Government Could Use TikTok for Espionage, Warns FBI

Use TikTok for Espionage, Warns FBI

” He also

asserted that China could use the app to collect data on its users that could

“All of

these things are in the hands of a government that doesn’t share our values,

That should

concern us,” Wray told an audience at the University of Michigan’s Gerald R

Those concerns

are similar to ones he raised during congressional appearances last month when the issue came

And they’re

being voiced during ongoing dialogue in Washington about the app

Concerned about

China’s influence over TikTok, the Trump administration in 2020 threatened to ban the app within

officials and

the company are now in talks over a possible agreement that would resolve American security

“As Director

Wray has previously said, the FBI’s input is being considered as part of our

Government,” TikTok

spokesperson Brooke Oberwetter said in an emailed statement

“While we

can’t comment on the specifics of those confidential discussions, we are confident that we

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