As tiktok faces threats of a ban in the us over privacy and national security concerns the senate on thursday passed a measure that would prohibit the app on government issued devices. Beijing based social media sensation tiktok has been shown the door by a number of world governments recently ranging from the us military to the entire country of indiathe us senate has now taken a big step toward banning the video sharing app from all federal government devices as a panel has unanimously approved putting it before congress.
A us senate committee overseeing homeland security unanimously approved a proposal on wednesday to ban the use of tiktok the chinese owned short video app on government issued devices.
Senate to ban tiktok government devices. The senate committee on homeland security and governmental affairs unanimously passed a bill proposed by sen. Us senate panel approves ban on using tiktok app on government devices the no tiktok on government devices act from senator josh hawley was passed unanimously by the us senate committee. A senate committee moved to ban the use of tiktok on us.
Senators josh hawley r mo and rick scott r fla introduced legislation to ban all federal employees from using tiktok on government devices. The us senate unanimously approved a bill thursday to ban tiktok the chinese owned hit video sharing app from use on government issued devices the final step before the proposal heads to. Senator hawleys bill introduced with senator rick scott r fla would follow up on steps already taken by the state department the department of homeland security the department of defense and tsa to ban the app on federal government devices due to security concerns.
The state department the department of homeland security the department of defense and tsa have already banned tiktok on federal government devices due to cybersecurity concerns and possible spying by the chinese government. Senator josh hawleys r mo bill to ban tiktok on government devices unanimously passed the senate. The us senate on thursday aug 6 unanimously approved a bill from senator josh hawley banning federal employees from using video sharing app tiktok on government issued devices amid.
Senate on thursday unanimously approved a bill from senator josh hawley banning federal employees from using video sharing app tiktok on government issued devices amid threats from the white house to ban the company.