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The Technology 202: Josh Hawley escalates war with TikTok with new bill to limit U.S. data in China

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The Technology 202: Josh Hawley escalates war with TikTok with new bill to limit U.S. data in China

Photo: Courtesy of the office of Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.).

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) is kicking his war on TikTok up a notch: He’s unveiling a new bill designed to protect Americans’ communications from going to China.

The National Security and Personal Data Act would bar companies from China, Russia or other countries that present national security concerns from transferring Americans’ data back within their borders — where it could be used to spy on the U.S. And it would prevent them from collecting data that isn’t necessary to the operation of their business, such as phone contacts or location in the case of TikTok, the viral video app owned by China’s Bytedance. […]

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