February 28, 2023

Can China Hawks Kill TikTok in the U.S.

Source: National Journal

Journalist: Philip Athey

“Data collection on the individual, if that person were to have either family ties or professional ties that make them a really attractive profile to keep an eye out for or scoop data from,” can be a threat, said Hannah Kelley, a researcher at the Center for a New American Security.

“But also, this idea of mass or aggregate data collection can be an intelligence threat,” Kelley told National Journal, adding that TikTok’s news component can be a disinformation threat.

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Authors

  • Hannah Kelley

    Research Associate, Technology and National Security Program

    Hannah Kelley is a Research Associate with the Technology and National Security Program at CNAS. Her work focuses on U.S. national technology strategy and international cooper...