confirmed to Congress that it stores some data from Americans in China, contradicting prior statements made by the company’s leadership under oath.
The company confirmed in a letter sent to
last Friday that its parent company, ByteDance, stored the private financial information of the company’s leading creators in
, as revealed by prior investigations. The statement appears contrary to TikTok’s previous claims that such personal information was stored in the United States or Singapore.
TikTok defended making the prior statements by differentiating between data protected by U.S. law and “creator data.”
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“We stand by the statements made by our company executives to Congress,” TikTok told Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D‑CT) and Marsha Blackburn (R‑TN) in a letter acquire …