Now, several employees in the American administration assess the risks to national security associated with these applications.
In the United States in the next few weeks may decide on the measures that can apply in relation to the Chinese TikTok app and social network WeChat. This was stated by the President’s chief of staff mark meadows.
According to him, now several officers in the American administration assess the risks to national security associated with these applications, which can potentially lead to data leakage and information gathering on American citizens.
“I don’t think there’s any deadline for action, but I think we are talking about weeks, not months”, – quotes TASS of the word meadows.
Earlier, the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the authorities will consider the possibility of a ban app TikTok, as it has done in India. He noted that in addition to TikTok, in the United States and may prohibit other Chinese app, which can “leak” information about users in the PRC.