[VIDEO] The Problem With Banning TikTok

September 2, 2020

The video sharing app TikTok has become a big hit with millions of Americans over the last few years. According to the federal government, however, the Chinese-owned company presents national security risks that could lead to a ban on the app in the U.S. This video looks at the controversy surrounding TikTok’s American operations as well as the larger dangers of a fractured global Internet. 

Questions:

  1. Why is the federal government considering a ban on TikTok? 
  2. Do you think the federal government should ban TikTok if it does not sell to an American company? Why or why not?

One Response to [VIDEO] The Problem With Banning TikTok

  • 1. The federal government is considering a ban on tic tok because it is owned by Chinese authorities which are known for stealing information and or doing all sorts of bad stuff.

    2. I dont think the government ban tic tok unless they do something bad because of the large social scale tic tok provides with its many videos and tic tok creators.

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