TikTok sued in US over Chinese access fears – as analyst predicts ‘close call’ on outright ban

TikTok is being sued by the US state of Indiana, alleging deception of its users about China’s access to their data.

The short-form video app, which has more than one billion users worldwide, also exposes children to inappropriate content relating to sex and drugs, say lawsuits filed by the office of attorney general Todd Tokita.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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