Instructions have been given to immediately uninstall the short video platform Tiktok from government equipment. However, this restriction has not been imposed for common users.
Short video platform Tiktok has been banned from all government-owned gadgets in the US. The US House of Representatives Administration has confirmed. Let us tell you that recently, citing national security, the US Senate has also passed a bill regarding this. In this bill, it has been said to ban the use of Tiktok by government employees and government gadgets.
According to the Chief Administrative Officer of the House, the ban is being imposed on the platform keeping in view the security. However, this restriction has not been imposed for common users. Instructions have been given to immediately uninstall the short video platform Tiktok from government equipment. It is being said that the government may soon make a law regarding this.
FBI Also Expressed Concern
US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director Chris Ray also expressed concern over national security regarding Tiktok. He said that the control of this video-sharing app is in the hands of the Chinese government, whose values are not like ours. Wray said the FBI is concerned that control of the application and its system is in the hands of China, which can manipulate things.
Government Brought Bill
A bill has also been passed regarding this in America. In this bill brought for national security, it has been said to ban the use of Tiktok by government employees and government gadgets. Republican Senator Josh Hawley called Tiktok a dangerous virus of the Communist Party of China.
Let us tell you that former US President Donald Trump also wanted to ban Tiktok from the United States. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) also suggested Apple and Google remove TikTok from their app stores.