US Senate Passes Bill To Ban TikTok On Govt Devices
Washington: The US Senate has unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on government devices.
“Just passed my bill banning TikTok on government devices on the Senate floor. Unanimous,” Senator Josh Hawley, had introduced the bill in March this year, tweeted on Thursday.
The bill will now go to President Donald Trump to be signed into a law, which will prohibit federal employees from downloading or using TikTok and all other apps developed by its Beijing-based parent company, ByteDance on any device issued by the US government or its subsidiaries, news agency ANI reported.