Senators Say TikTok May Have Misled Congress on Handling of U.S. User Data

Two senators sent a letter to TikTok’s chief executive on Tuesday, accusing the company of making misleading claims to Congress around how it stores and handles American user data, and demanding answers to more than a dozen questions by the end of next week.

The letter, from Senators Richard Blumenthal, Democrat of Connecticut, and Marsha Blackburn, Republican of Tennessee, focused on how sensitive data about American users may be stored in China and how employees there may have access to it.

The lawmakers said recent reports from The New York Times and Forbes raised questions about statements made during congressional testimony […]

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