CORRECTED HEADLINE: ByteDance Planned to Use TikTok to Monitor Specific U.S. Citizens' Locations, Report
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According to materials reviewed by Forbes, a China-based team at TikTok’s parent company ByteDance planned to use the TikTok app to monitor the personal location of some specific American citizens.
The team behind the monitoring project, ByteDance’s Internal Audit and Risk Control depar…
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