Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has confirmed that President of the United States, Donald Trump, is finalizing preparations for a decision on the possibility of restricting the use of the known TikTok video application in the country on suspicion. that it would send information about its users to the Chinese government.
“President Trump will take a number of measures over the next few days to address the multiple national security risks that Chinese applications pose,” Pompeo said in Fox News on Sunday.
Pompeo said Chinese companies “provide data directly to the Chinese Communist Party and its national security apparatus,” such as facial recognition patterns, phone numbers, and information about friends.
“If the president makes his decision, he will do so with the guarantee that people in the United States will not take any risks.” We are nearing a solution and I think we will hear the President’s announcement soon, “he added.