tiktok leaving hong kong

Popular video-sharing app TikTok will pull out from the Hong Kong market within days, reports Reuters citing a company spokesperson.

This decision to exit Hong Kong comes after the Chinese government passed its controversial security law in the semi-autonomous city in a bid to exert more control over its Internet, impose censorship, and force companies operating in the region to hand over user data.

TikTok is owned by China-based ByteDance, but the company says its user data isn’t stored in China – something they told the Indian government recently following a ban along with 58…


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