Biden Admin Reportedly Has a Deal with TikTok to Address Some of the App's Security Concerns
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In a move to alleviate some of the ever-mounting national security concerns stemming from Beijing's ability to snoop via its technology, the Biden administration and popular video app TikTok reportedly drafted a preliminary agreement to address some security concerns swirling around TikTok.
The two sides reportedly hammered out the foundations of a deal in which TikTok would change its data security and governance without requiring its owner, the Chinese internet giant ByteDance, to sell it. However, two sources with knowledge of the matter say the Justice Department is leading the negotiations with TikTok, and its number two official, Lisa Monaco, has concerns that the terms are not tough enough on China.
Indicating that a final resolution could drag on for months, two sources say that the Treasury Department is also ske…
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