音频, 由 BuzzFeed 新闻获得, 涵盖超过 80 internal meetings at TikTok between the months of September 2021 和一月 2022. 这表明美国. employees were not permitted to access user data and instead relied on Chinese employees to do so, according to BuzzFeed.
TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, is required under Chinese law to share its data with the Chinese Communist Party whenever requested.
“As we’ve publicly stated, we’ve brought in world class internal and external security experts to help us strengthen our data security efforts. This is standard industry practice given the complexity of data security challenges,” TikTok said in a statement to Business Insider on Friday.