New DOJ Filing: TikTok’s Owner Is ‘A Mouthpiece’ Of Chinese Communist Party – NPR
Zhang Yiming, chief executive officer and founder of ByteDance Ltd., poses for a photograph in Beijing, China in 2019.
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The Trump administration is accusing the the chief executive of ByteDance, the owner of video-sharing app TikTok, of being “a mouthpiece” for the Chinese Community Party and alleging that the tech company has a close relationship with Beijing authorities that endangers the security of Americans.
The Justice Department on Frid…