By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 7-5-22

Legislators from both sides of the aisle – Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) – have teamed up to urge the Federal Trade Commission to investigate over-the-top video clip streaming site TikTok based on reports that suggest the Chinese-based company is not insulated from the Chinese government’s demands for data on U.S. users.

Warner and Rubio are the chair and vice chair, respectively, of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

In a letter to FTC Chair Lina Khan, the senators cited a BuzzFeed story about leaked internal TikTok meeting data showing U.S. user data had been accessed from China.  » Read More