In the United States pondered the block popular social networks TikTok

В США задумались над блокировкой популярной соцсети TikTok

US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the US is “certainly considering” the possibility to impose a ban on the use of Chinese social networks, including popular teenagers TikTok.

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“I don’t want to get ahead of the President, but that’s what we consider” – he said in an interview.

Earlier, us lawmakers have expressed concerns about how the TikTok processes user data. They, in particular, worried about the Chinese laws obliging local companies to cooperate with the intelligence services of the PRC. The app that is not available in China, but based in China (the company ByteDance), tries to avoid mention of their Chinese roots, appealing to a global audience.

In the United States service TikTok fell under the scope of the authorities, the media

“Maybe then I’ll regret it, but I can’t even come close to this level of thinking. Because I look at this app as something fundamentally parasitic, it is constantly listening, and technology collection of digital prints that they use, it’s really awful. I couldn’t bring myself to install it on your smartphone”, – said the head of Reddit.

Digital fingerprint of the device, which says Huffman, is an information gathered to further identify users.

The video sharing service TikTok was fined $ 5.7 million for the collection of data of minors

The developer TikTok ByteDance claims that its methods of collecting fingerprints are used to identify malicious behavior in browser, but experts note that the site continues to work well when the scripts are disabled.