‘Spy balloon in your phone’: growing calls to ban TikTok threaten its future
US legislation could block the social media app as fears of Chinese state surveillance increase
The Chinese spy balloon that hovered over the US last month did not just damage relations between Beijing and Washington, it also cast a shadow over the future of TikTok.
Last week, a US congressional committee backed legislation that would give the US president the power to ban the Chinese-owned social video app. The Republican chair of the committee, M…