US commissioner urges Apple and Google to remove TikTok from their app stores
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A member of (FCC) has called on Apple and Google to remove TikTok from their app stores, comparing it to .
Brendan Carr, a senior FCC member, wrote an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Tuesday. In the letter, he requested that TikTok be removed from app stores because it is "" from US consumers. Carr's letter references a recent BuzzFeed report alleging that TikTok staff in China had to the data of US customers. According to the article, nine different TikTok employees stated that Chinese programmers had access to non-public data of US customers.
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