Corporate media reflexively go to bat for Chinese spyware app TikTok

TikTok, the popular video-sharing platform in which zoomers and baby boomers debase themselves in pursuit of viral notoriety, is a Chinese spyware app.

The app’s security concerns are serious enough that the U.S. Department of Defense ordered military personnel in December 2019 to delete the Chinese-developed-and-owned program from government-issued and personal smartphones. The concerns are serious enough that the Biden 2020 campaign similarly ordered staffers in July to delete the app from work and personal smartphones.

Yet from following the media coverage this week of President Trump’s plan to ban or force a sale of TikTok, one gets the
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