TikTok Proposes $1.5 Billion Plan To U.S. Lawmakers Amid National Security Concerns

The TikTok logo is pictured at the company's booth during the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba prefecture on September 15, 2022. (Photo by Yuichi YAMAZAKI / AFP) (Photo by YUICHI YAMAZAKI/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • TikTok officials told The Wall Street Journal that the company believes the proposal would address such concerns, including “content recommendation and user-data access with layers of government and independent oversight.”
  • “We are not waiting for an agreement to be in place,” a spokeswoman said.
  • “We’ve made substantial progress on implementing that solution over the past year and look forward to completing that work to put these concerns to rest.”

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